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Editor-in-Chief eMediNexus – Dr KK Aggarwal
 
13th December 2018
Treating the Individual, Not the 'Average' Patient

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

The new trend is to strictly embrace evidence-based medicine (EBM) with the perception that the patients will do better and one can avoid legal consequences. In chart reviews, EBM looks easy: diagnosis A means use drug B and C.

Late David Sackett, MD, a pioneer in EBM, reveals the challenge: Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.

But in practice we do not treat patients but an individual patient....read more

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