Cognitive Errors In Clinical Decision

Such informal arguments are often fallible because heuristics can cause of unconscious errors (cognitive error) different ways. Studies suggest that more medical errors due to cognitive errors than on lack of knowledge or information. Although quantitative mathematical models can support clinical decision making, doctors seldom use formal calculations to make decisions about treatment options in clinical practice. Rather, an intuitive understanding of probabilities (heuristics) combined with cognitive processes to arrive…

September 3, 2018
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