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Table 1 Major themes and Subthemes Summarizing Clinician Views on Guidelines in Older adults

From: Examining primary care physician rationale for not following geriatric choosing wisely recommendations

Theme 1: Clinicians Have Heard About Guidelines for Older Adults
Subthemes:
Awareness that Guidelines Exist
Knowledge of guidelines
Theme 2: Reliance on Patient Preference
Theme 3: Improper Weighting of Potential Benefits and Harms
Subthemes:
Overestimation of benefits
Underestimation of harms
Theme 4: Resistance to change