[lit-ideas] Re: Here's a new spin on preventative medicine

  • From: David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 18:02:42 -0700

On May 30, 2008, at 1:02 PM, Julie Krueger wrote:

"It means that doctors are practicing what they call preventative medicine. In
other words, if you think somebody's going to sue you, if you're in a
litigious society, then you'll take extra care by prescribing more and more
either procedures, or whatever it may be."

I'd prescribe one of P.G. Wodehouse's "tissue restorers."

David Ritchie,
done for the day in
Portland, Oregon
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