A few years ago I created 12 laws of medicine designed to help patients get the best out of doctors and hospitals.
Coleman’s Second Law of Medicine states that there is no point in having tests done unless the results will affect your treatment.
Now tests are, of course, often vital – essential to the making of an accurate diagnosis. But there are often risks attached when tests are done, and if tests are done which have no real value then there can be no upside – just the downside.
If your doctor wants you to have tests done ask him how the results will affect your…
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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: https://vernoncoleman.org/