Physicians recommend different treatments for patients than they would choose for themselves.
Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 11;171(7):630-4
Authors: Ubel PA, Angott AM, Zikmund-Fisher BJ
Patients facing difficult decisions often ask physicians for recommendations. However, little is known regarding the ways that physicians' decisions are influenced by the act of making a recommendation.
PMID: 21482835 [PubMed - in process]