Up to one-third of medical procedures being done unnecessarily

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Up to one-third of medical procedures are being done unnecessarily.

That's according to an international team of doctors whose research has just been published as part of The Lancet medical journal's 'Right Care' series.

They say that this global trend is causing physical and psychological harm.

Period10 Jan 2017

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  • TitleUp to one-third of medical procedures being done unnecessarily
    CountryAustralia
    Date10/01/17
    DescriptionUp to one-third of medical procedures are being done unnecessarily.

    That's according to an international team of doctors whose research has just been published as part of The Lancet medical journal's 'Right Care' series.

    They say that this global trend is causing physical and psychological harm.
    PersonsPaul Glasziou