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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Apr 18, 2019

In medicine, less is more.

Sometimes.

In this week's program, Dr. Igor Rybinnik of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School shares what he's learned when it comes to overtreating patients.

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Produced by James E. Siegler and Igor Ribynnik. Music courtesy of Chris Zabriskie, Kevin McLeod, Mystery Mammal, Hyson, Fabian Measures, and Scott Holmes. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.

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