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The Effect of Alternative Graphical Displays Used to Present the Benefits of Antibiotics for Sore Throat on Decisions about Whether to Seek Treatment: A Randomized Trial

  • Cheryl L. L. Carling mail,

    cheryl.carling@kunnskapssenteret.no

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Doris Tove Kristoffersen,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Signe Flottorp,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Atle Fretheim,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Andrew D. Oxman,

    Affiliation: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Holger J. Schünemann,

    Affiliation: Clinical Research and INFORMAtion Translation Unit, and Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, Rome, Italy

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  • Elie A. Akl,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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  • Jeph Herrin,

    Affiliation: Division of Cardiology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Thomas D. MacKenzie,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and Hospital Authority and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Victor M. Montori

    Affiliation: Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Division of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: August 25, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000140

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