Stratified medicine

What is Stratified medicine?

Stratified medicine definition and meaning on Health terms:
Stratified medicine is based on the identification of subgroups of patients that differ in their mechanisms of disease, their susceptibility to a particular disease, or in their response to a medicine. The aim of stratified medicine is to offer the treatment that is most likely to give benefit, or to avoid an adverse reaction. Personalised medicine takes this approach a step further by using targeted medicines and also taking information such as the patient’s genotype and lifestyle into account when deciding on the best treatment.

 

reference: https://www.eupati.eu/glossary/

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