The effect of cognitive debiasing training among family medicine residents.

@article{Smith2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of cognitive debiasing training among family medicine residents.},
  author={Brent W Smith and Michael B Slack},
  journal={Diagnosis},
  year={2015},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={117-121}
}
BACKGROUND Debiasing education has been recommended for physicians in training. We report on the efficacy of a workshop designed to aid family medicine residents recognize and respond to their risk of misdiagnosis due to cognitive biases during patient care. METHODS Residents participated in a debiasing workshop in which they were taught to recognize and respond to cognitive biases likely to contribute to misdiagnosis. Metacognition was introduced and cognitive forcing strategies were… CONTINUE READING

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