Falling prey to the sunk cost bias: a potential harm of patient radiation dose histories.

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626 radiology.rsna.org Radiology: Volume 263: Number 3—June 2012 1 From the Institute for Technology Assessment (J.D.E., G.S.G., P.V.P.) and Department of Radiology (J.D.E., H.B.H., G.S.G., P.V.P.), Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass (H.B.H., G.S.G., P.V.P.); and Haas School of Business, University of California–Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif (D.A.M.). Received November 16, 2011; revision requested December 22; revision received January 26, 2012; final version accepted February 2. Address correspondence to P.V.P. (e-mail: pari@mgh-ita.org).

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@article{Eisenberg2012FallingPT, title={Falling prey to the sunk cost bias: a potential harm of patient radiation dose histories.}, author={Jonathan D Eisenberg and H Benjamin Harvey and Donald A Moore and Guy Scott Gazelle and Pari Vijay Pandharipande}, journal={Radiology}, year={2012}, volume={263 3}, pages={626-8} }