March 28th, 2018

Podcast 219: Digital rectal exams shouldn’t be routine in primary care

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There simply isn’t enough evidence to sustain its continued use in asymptomatic men, argues our guest. Dr. Jason Profetto, senior author on an Annals of Family Medicine meta-analysis.

 

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Annals of Family Medicine abstract

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