Most patients don't benefit from most treatments

There are plenty of therapies with low to no effectiveness, but even the more effective ones only work for some people, some of the time.

If you cut your and and worry it might get infected, know that antibiotics won't help.

If you're suffering from cardiac arrest, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Medications will not help.

Defibrillation will! But it only helps 1 in 2.5 people - meaning 6 out of 10 receive no benefit.

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- a treatment that "saves lives" may only do so for a tiny fraction of patients, and may not be worthwhile after you Consider side effectsConsider side effects
Here's an example of a side effect: Every place on earth has unsafe levels of plastic in the rainwater.

Seems bad. How do we do less of this?

When considering a change, especially a technolog...