Disease-mongering revisited (again)

This one just doesn t want to go away. The latest issue of AMANews has an article debating the pros and cons of lowering the bar on what is considered a disease, and how to treat symptoms that didn t used to be considered in need of medical intervention.

My question to CME providers would be: How do you decide what should be the standard of care your faculty disseminates to the audience, especially in areas where there isn t a preponderance of evidence to go on?

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