No one wants to be “average,” but when it comes to medicine, being treated as an individual takes on a whole different meaning. Every patient’s treatment should be informed by the best evidence and the best science we have, but at the end of the day the best outcomes depend on a doctor using his or her best medical judgment to help the patient sitting in their office — not an abstract ”average” patient as defined by large studies that are more designed to cut costs than optimize outcomes.
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