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Overkill: when modern medicine goes too far

by Dr Paul Offit

ISBN: 9781913348151

Is lowering your temperature when you have a fever helpful? Do you really need to finish
every course of antibiotics? Or could some of the treatments you think are healing you
actually be harming you?

Medicine has significantly advanced in the last few decades. But while we have learned a lot, we still rely on medical interventions that are vastly out of date and can adversely affect our health.

In this game-changing book, infectious-disease expert and Rotavirus vaccine inventor Dr Offit highlights fifteen common medical interventions still recommended and practised by
medical professionals, despite clear evidence that they are harmful - including the treatment of acid reflux in babies and the reliance on heart stents and knee surgery.

By presenting medical alternatives, Overkill gives patients invaluable information to help them ask their doctors better questions and to advocate for their own health.

288 pages.

€ 20.45  Save €0.79 (RRP €21.24)

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Date of Publication: 12/11/2020

  
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