Could doctors' views about disabilities affect care?

80% of medics think those with significant disabilities have a worse quality of life, US survey shows

The vast majority of doctors believe that significant disabilities are associated with a worse quality of life, results from a US survey suggest.

The national survey, which included the opinions of 714 doctors from a wide variety of specialties, shows that nearly 80% believe that a patient with a significant disability will have a worse quality of life compared to those who were not disabled,

Researchers reported in Health Affairs that 42% of doctors chose the answer 'a little worse' and 37%

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