Physician-driven variation in nonrecommended services among older adults diagnosed with cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Medical Overuse
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated

abstract

  • Physicians' utilization of nonrecommended services that tend to be overused exhibit patterns that suggest consistent behavior more than personalized patient care decisions. Reducing overuse may require understanding cognitive drivers of repetitive inappropriate decisions.

publication date

  • October 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5363077

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.4426

PubMed ID

  • 27533635

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1541

end page

  • 1548

volume

  • 176

number

  • 10