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1500 Common Medical Practices Are Categorized As Having ‘Unknown Effectiveness’

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:01
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Once medical treatments have been dubbed ‘standards of care’ they tends to persist regardless of their efficacy. Preventing untested practices from becoming standard care seems simple – just test them first. But even when studies are conducted early on, what they actually measure can be part of the problem. Because it’s simpler and faster, researchers often look at “surrogate outcomes”, not actual end points which has created hundreds of medical practices have unknown effectiveness at best. Continued At Source link below. http://preventdisease.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/PreventDiseasecom/199701427498 https://twitter.com/#!/Prevent_Disease

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