Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Imagine: Physical Exam Can Save Lives

Embarassingly, a study in the British Medical Journal Online First reveals a window into the "non-touch," paint-by-numbers world of health care today: it seems that if doctors actually checked a pulse, they might be able to reduce the risk of stroke by detecting atrial fibrillation.

Who knew?

What will our government-run health care systems think of next?


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