WHEN IT comes to deciding how to cost-effectively care for children with sore throats, there is no doubt that it depends on the perspective. The analysis by Tsevat and Kotagal1 in this issue of the ARCHIVES provides timely, new information on the societal and parental perspectives. The analysis is well performed, and the "Assumptions" and "Costs" subsections of the "Methods" section draw reasonable and valid conclusions.
Pichichero M. Cost-effective Management of Sore ThroatIt Depends on the Perspective. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999;153(7):672-674. doi:10.1001/archpedi.153.7.672