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Primary care
Reducing overuse by recognising the unintended harms of good intentions
  1. David Slawson1,2,
  2. Allen F Shaughnessy3,4
  1. 1 Department of Family Medicine, Atrium Health, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  2. 2 Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, United States
  3. 3 Department of Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Malden, Pennsylvania, USA
  4. 4 Department of Family Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr David Slawson, Family Medicine, Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC 28203-5812, USA; slawson.david{at}gmail.com

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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