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The New Normal – Podcast #3

This is the EvolutionMedicine ‘cast #3, entitled The New Normal, for Wednesday July 13th.

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Over half of all medical interventions are harmful or ineffective. Source: Clinical Evidence, BMJ.

This podcast is based on a presentation I gave at last year’s ISEMPH 2015 conference. I actually recorded this audio two weeks ago. That is why it is mis-identified  as podcast #1. It is indeed ‘cast #3! Careful listeners will also notice that this episode also mentions the need to cover Xigris in detail, and of course Xigris was the topic of last week’s podcast. Please forgive my lack of editing skills, which will come in time! But today is a good time to cover whether evolution can inform the question: “when to intervene, and when to leave alone.”


More on Euboxia, a well-described physician bias favoring normal results, here.



Categories: podcasts

Joe Alcock

Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine

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