ERIC Number: EJ236916
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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Variation in Rates of Diagnosis of Acute Otitis Media.
Berwick, Donald M.; Thibodeau, Lawrence A.
Journal of Medical Education, v55 n12 p1021-26 Dec 1980
Over 13 weeks during two periods in 1978 the diagnostic rate for acute otitis media was monitored among febrile children in the emergency room of a large children's hospital. Temporal variation in diagnostic rates by physicians was largely attributable to differences among individual providers and independent of level of training. (Author/MLW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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