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The causes of errors in clinical reasoning: cognitive biases, knowledge deficits, and dual process thinking.

Norman GR, Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, et al. The Causes of Errors in Clinical Reasoning: Cognitive Biases, Knowledge Deficits, and Dual Process Thinking. Acad Med. 2017;92(1)(1):23-30. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001421.

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November 16, 2016
Norman GR, Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, et al. Acad Med. 2017;92(1):23-30.

Decision making is typically either intuitive or analytical. This commentary discusses the two types of decision making, how heuristics and cognitive biases affect diagnostic reasoning, and strategies to reduce diagnostic error.

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Norman GR, Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, et al. The Causes of Errors in Clinical Reasoning: Cognitive Biases, Knowledge Deficits, and Dual Process Thinking. Acad Med. 2017;92(1)(1):23-30. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001421.