Kto w największym stopniu determinuje skuteczność działań lekarza?

Paul J. Hershberger, Dean A. Bricker. Who Determines Physician Effectiveness?, LINK: JAMA online first (dostępny pełen tekst)

Population analyses of health outcomes suggest that medical care accounts for only 10% of the variance in outcomes, whereas approximately 50% can be attributed to behavioral and social factors. With respect to the chronic conditions that receive the largest proportion of health care attention, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, physicians identify risk factors, diagnose disease, prescribe treatments, and educate patients regarding relevant lifestyle factors. The result of these efforts, however, is ultimately determined by patient adherence …

Opracowane na podstawie: JAMA / 13 października 2013