Monday, April 1, 2013

How to Not Lose Your Head With Cutting Edge

There is a lot of so called "cutting edge" technology that is out there in healthcare and some of it's good and some of it is just industry trying to create a new procedure.  So how does the layman know how to tell good from bad?

Rule number one: If someone uses the term !00% think twice
Rule Number two: Ask Around - not just the folks who are on the internet
Rule Number three: Technology is only part of the puzzle
Rule number four Do your do diligence- from meta-analysis reports like the Cochrane Reviews to asking someone in your running group.

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