Doctors prescribe more antibiotics when expectations are high, study says

Posted by on February 16, 2017 2:39 pm
Categories: health

Experimental evidence confirms what surveys have long suggested: Physicians are more likely to prescribe antibiotics when they believe there is a high expectation of it from their patients, even if they think the probability of bacterial infection is low and antibiotics would not be effective, according to a study.

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