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From: Using text analysis software to identify determinants of inappropriate clinical question reporting and diagnostic procedure referrals in Reggio Emilia, Italy

Fig. 1

Flowchart of ex-post assessment of overall inappropriateness of referral forms using the Clinika/VAP software. Data shown are related to all referral forms for all six of the included diagnostic procedures. The percentage values refer to the total number of referral forms (i.e. n = 322,978) prescribed by general practitioners in the province of Reggio Emilia, Italy, between 2012 and 2017

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