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Countering cognitive biases in minimising low value care.

Scott IA, Soon J, Elshaug AG, Lindner R. Countering cognitive biases in minimising low value care. Med J Aust. 2017;206(9):407-411.

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June 7, 2017
Scott IA, Soon J, Elshaug AG, et al. Med J Aust. 2017;206(9):407-411.

Heuristics and cognitive biases can contribute to uninformed decision making. This review explores how biases affect overuse and suggests patient stories, huddles, and shared decision making as strategies to mitigate cognitive biases in health care.