Posts Tagged ‘Less Is More’

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July 29th, 2011

Less May Be More, But Stents Are Neither Good Nor Bad

A few days ago, the distinguished healthcare writer Shannon Brownlee wrote a provocative blog post  about the overuse of stents. A key piece of evidence that she used was a paper co-authored by Grace Lin and Rita Redberg, in which focus groups of cardiologists cheerfully admitted that they would give stents to hypothetical patients who were, according to the current guidelines, not […]