Periodic Health Examination - Why Sometimes Less is More

5/16/2016; 39 minutes

Do we need periodic general health checks? It is the single most common reason US patients seek care and accounts for 10% of all primary care visits with a cost of about $10 billion per year. Dr. Deborah Grady explores when adults need asymptomatic checkups and why periodic exams may not be the best use of resources or time. Recorded on 03/01/2016. (#30674)

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