Does Introducing Imprecision around Probabilities for Benefit and Harm Influence the Way People Value Treatments?

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BACKGROUND Imprecision in estimates of benefits and harms around treatment choices is rarely described to patients. Variation in sampling error between treatment alternatives (e.g., treatments have similar average risks, but one treatment has a larger confidence interval) can result in patients failing to choose the option that is best for them. The aim of… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X15600708

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@article{Bansback2016DoesII, title={Does Introducing Imprecision around Probabilities for Benefit and Harm Influence the Way People Value Treatments?}, author={Nick Bansback and Mark Harrison and Carlo Marra}, journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making}, year={2016}, volume={36 4}, pages={490-502} }