Fast and frugal models of clinical judgment in novice and expert physicians.

@article{Kee2003FastAF,
  title={Fast and frugal models of clinical judgment in novice and expert physicians.},
  author={Frank Kee and John B. Jenkins and Seana McIlwaine and Christine Patterson and Sloan Harper and Michael Shields},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={293-300}
}
Our objective was to study whether "compensatory" models provide better descriptions of clinical judgment than fast and frugal models, according to expertise and experience. Fifty practitioners appraised 60 vignettes describing a child with an exacerbation of asthma and rated their propensities to admit the child. Linear logistic (LL) models of their judgments were compared with a matching heuristic (MH) model that searched available cues in order of importance for a critical value indicating… CONTINUE READING