04 janvier 2016

Personalized medicine is topic of new Vanderbilt massive open online course

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Personalized medicine is topic of new Vanderbilt massive open online course
Paul Govern, Vanderbilt University, 2015/12/16
I've mentioned this before but it bears repeating: despite the push toward standardization and evidence-based medicine, care-givers must face the fact that "Different people may respond differently to the same drug... Doctors should treat the whole patient, steering clear of half measures. Today this means taking account not only of illnesses and medications, but also cultural preferences, health care literacy and, increasingly, genetic information." More...

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