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The effects of information framing on the practices of physicians.

Authors
  • McGettigan, P
  • Sly, K
  • O'Connell, D
  • Hill, S
  • Henry, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of general internal medicine
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1999
Volume
14
Issue
10
Pages
633–642
Identifiers
PMID: 10571710
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

While a framing effect may exist, particularly when results are presented in terms of proportional or absolute measures of gain or loss, it appears highly susceptible to modification, and even neutralization, by other factors that influence doctors' decision making. Its effects on actual clinical practice are unknown.

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