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Journal Article

Bias in radiology: the how and why of misses and misinterpretations.

Busby LP, Courtier JL, Glastonbury CM. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 2018;38:236-247.

Fatigue, production pressure, and cognitive load can influence human perception and interpretation. This commentary reviews cognitive factors that can contribute to radiologic misinterpretations. The authors discuss the role of bias in radiologic interpretation and solutions to manage the impact of biases on the diagnostic process at the individual radiologist and organizational level.