mail-order medicine

mail-order medicine

A derogatory phrase for basing therapeutic decisions solely on the results of tests–eg, radioallergosorbent test–RAST sent to a reference lab. See RAST.
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He will reveal how he experimented with mail-order medicine, steroids and "mushrooms from Russia" to try to tackle the mystery pain.
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