Three experimental studies were conducted. Participants in Study 1 (N=87 internists) and Study 2 (N=143 family physicians) were randomly assigned to read one of four versions of a vignette of a patient with textbook-typical CHD symptoms. Patient gender (male vs. female) and symptom context (with stress vs. without stress) were varied. The same design was used in Study 3 (N=142 family physicians); however, atypical CHD symptoms were substituted for typical ones. After reading the vignettes, participants indicated their patient diagnoses, treatment recommendations, and symptom interpretation.An algorithmically generated randomly assigned login code that provided access to the study website was included in the ... The symptoms were typical of CHD and included chest pain, chest tightness and pressure, fatigue, shortness ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Physicians' Gender Bias in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Interpretation of Coronary Heart Disease Symptoms|
|Author||:||Gabrielle Rosina Chiaramonte|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|