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Mohammad Humayun


usually mention the treatment of the disease, without
taking into account the individual variations of patients
suffering from the disease, Physicians and surgeons
have been managing their patients with specific
diseases individually, taking care of their personal
requirements. This used to be called personalized
or individualized approach where the treatment was
tailored to individual needs of the patients.
The advances in field of genetics have given an
opportunity to doctors to treat and manage their patients
individually by determining the genetic source of the
aliment. A nucleic acid testing machine is available
for the diagnosis of tuberculosis which analyses the
specimen concerned and determines the presence of
resistance to drugs. So a patient with resistance will be
treated differently than the one without resistance

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Humayun, M. (2015). PRECISION MEDICINE. Journal Of Medical Sciences, 23(3), 117-117. Retrieved from
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Mohammad Humayun, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar

Department of Medicine
Khyber Medical College, Peshawar