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Precision Medicine: Measurements without concepts are blind; concepts without observations are empty.
  • DONALD stanley
DONALD stanley
Maine Medical Center - Scarborough Campus
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Abstract

What is precision medicine? No standard definition is found. Sometimes described as High Definition Medicine which is: “the dynamic assessment , management, and understanding of an individual’s health measured at (or near) its most basic units.” The impetus for this venture was advanced and stimulated by biogenetics, the study of how genes and their products affect health but also contribute to disease or resistance to cure. Medicine is an epistemology: a way of knowing, perceiving, remembering, finding out, proving, inferring, wondering, reflecting, a conceptual knowing relying upon observations fitted to disease concepts.

Peer review status:POSTED

31 Mar 2020Submitted to Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
31 Mar 2020Assigned to Editor
31 Mar 2020Submission Checks Completed