Non-Medical Influences upon Medical Decision-Making and Referral Behavior: An Annotated Bibliography


This bibliography presents studies of nonmedical factors (patient, clinician, and practice variables) that influence medical decision-making. Those factors include age, gender, and presentational style of the patient; age, years in practice, and attitudes of the clinician; and geographical location and list size of the practice. The studies cited were published in years spanning 1980 to March, 2001.


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