Combination drugs--hype, harm, and hope.

  title={Combination drugs--hype, harm, and hope.},
  author={Scott Harris Podolsky and Jeremy A. Greene},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={365 6},
n engl j med 365;6 august 11, 2011 488 at a cost of $6,250 ($1.45 per record). This one-time intervention probably reduced the risk of a repeat of the patient’s scenario among people who’ve already had a splenectomy, but the risk of similar gaps in care remains for patients who undergo splenectomy in the future. One option might be educating and training surgeons, hematologists, primary care physicians, and other clinicians about the importance of both maintaining accurate problem… CONTINUE READING
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