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Do doctors practice defensive medicine and, if yes, do patients benefit? (access required)

  Although many factors are responsible for the high cost of healthcare in the United States, many believe that one key factor is the medical malpractice pressure that doctors routinely bear. One contrarian perspective on this matter comes from Michelle Mello and her colleagues. These researchers point out that the annual administrative expense connected with the medical ...

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