determining the best method of treatment we must also consider benefits versus

Determining the best method of treatment we must also

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determining the best method of treatment, we must also consider benefits versus the risk of tests that are found. We must also keep in mind that false-positive and false-negative results can occur. Because of this, we may assist in limiting unnecessary procedures and avoid increasing healthcare costs for our patients.
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