[Symptomatic therapy in general practice--art or ignorance?].

Research paper by P P Périat

Indexed on: 15 Apr '06Published on: 15 Apr '06Published in: Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique


Symptomatic therapy is well established in our society. Selftreatment of people normally is symptomatic and symptomatic treatment is also very common in family practice. A special situation is symptomatic therapy as a diagnostic method. Preconditions, benefits and risks are discussed.