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In Atul Gawande’s article “Overkill,” he describes the case of Mrs. E, a woman who was found to have a microcarcinoma in her thyroid. When she came to see him, she insisted on getting her thyroid removed based on the advice of her previous surgeon, despite Gawande’s objections that it was an unnecessary procedure. 125 more words
Has healthcare become an industry of business, or do doctors just really, REALLY, care about their patients?
There are always two sides to every situation. On the one side, you have Dr. Atul Gawande and his article “Overkill”, in which he essentially criticizes the current healthcare situation and blames doctors for overdiagnosing and overtesting their patients. 215 more words