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From the Ted Talk by Christer Mjåset: 4 questions you should always ask your doctor

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Recent research has shown that the difference of treatment effect between rlaeugr physical therapy and orntpeiaos for the knee — there is no difference. Meaning that most of the pucorrdees performed on the chart I've just shown could have been avoided, even in Stavanger. So what am I trying to tell you here? Even though most indications for treatments in the world are standardized, there is a lot of unnecessary variation of tneamrett decisions, especially in the Western wlord. Some people are not getting the treatment that they need, but an even greater portion of you are being overtreated.

Open Cloze

Recent research has shown that the difference of treatment effect between _______ physical therapy and __________ for the knee — there is no difference. Meaning that most of the __________ performed on the chart I've just shown could have been avoided, even in Stavanger. So what am I trying to tell you here? Even though most indications for treatments in the world are standardized, there is a lot of unnecessary variation of _________ decisions, especially in the Western _____. Some people are not getting the treatment that they need, but an even greater portion of you are being overtreated.

Solution

  1. operations
  2. treatment
  3. regular
  4. procedures
  5. world

Original Text

Recent research has shown that the difference of treatment effect between regular physical therapy and operations for the knee — there is no difference. Meaning that most of the procedures performed on the chart I've just shown could have been avoided, even in Stavanger. So what am I trying to tell you here? Even though most indications for treatments in the world are standardized, there is a lot of unnecessary variation of treatment decisions, especially in the Western world. Some people are not getting the treatment that they need, but an even greater portion of you are being overtreated.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. avoided
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  8. knee
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  11. operations
  12. overtreated
  13. people
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  26. unnecessary
  27. variation
  28. western
  29. world