Thoughts for the future

Journal Title: Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal - Year 2000, Vol 2, Issue 1


The three most significant health-related issues raised in the past year were, presumably, the introduction of drugs for ‘lifestyle improvement’, certain new medical interventions and a renewed interest in utilizing alternative medicine in medical care. These issues are expected to significantly influence medical practice in the future and contribute to modify its present pattern.

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Tanira M. O. M (2000). Thoughts for the future. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 2(1), 1-2.