Margaret A.WinkerMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor.—Dr Barbour's Editorial1 on the interactions between expert advice, patient expectations, and physician decision making in the diagnosis and treatment of LD2 is timely and insightful. Omitted, however, is the potential threat of malpractice litigation on physician behavior.
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