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Approaches to personalized therapy based on practical work of physicians are discussed. Personalized treatment considers patient’s interests and position, mechanisms of symptoms, somatic and mental comorbidities, chrono medicine, environment, genetics, and prognosis. Personalized treatment may be more effective, safe and inexpensive in compare with of traditional standardized care based on randomized controlled trials and clinical practice guidelines. Limitations and weaknesses of medical guidelines of authoritative professional societies are also discussed. Recommendations of clinical guidelines are based on randomized controlled trials with strict selection of patients without severe comorbid diseases. Accordingly, trials and guidelines conclusions cannot be applied for patients with heavy comorbidity. This justifies the need for organizational solutions and computer programs for support personalized treatment of patients. It is important to develop institute of primary care physicians and to train specialists in field of comorbid somatic diseases and mental disorders.

About the Author

F. I. Belyalov
Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Professor, Chair of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 

Yubileinii mkrn 100, Irkutsk, 664079


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Belyalov F.I. APPROACHES TO PERSONALIZED THERAPY. Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2018;14(3):418-424. (In Russ.)

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