Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2016-12-02 | HKEJ

'Choosing wisely' is the best medicine



People tend to seek medical treatment quickly when they are diagnosed with some early symptoms. However, this behaviour may not always be the wisest option, as some medical tests or treatments could be harmful in certain circumstances. To avoid unnecessary treatments, patients and doctors have to learn to choose wisely.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.