Do patient medication requests affect primary care physician prescribing? Results from a factorial experiment

John B. McKinlay, PhD1, Felicia L. Trachtenberg, PhD1, Lisa D. Marceau, MPH1, Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc2 and Michael A. Fischer, MD3
(1)New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, (2)Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (3)Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA