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Thresholds, rules and defensive strategies: how physicians learn from their prior diagnosis-related experiences.

Donner-Banzhoff N, Muller B, Beyer M, Haasenritter J, Seifart C. Thresholds, rules and defensive strategies: how physicians learn from their prior diagnosis-related experiences. Diagnosis (Berl). Oct 24, 2019.

This qualitative study examined primary care providers experience with missed diagnoses. After reviewing cases involving a missed diagnosis, clinicians proposed both analytical and intuitive changes to their clinical decision-making, which could result in lower thresholds for referrals or additional diagnostic testing.