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Does inappropriate selectivity in information use relate to diagnostic errors and patient harm? The diagnosis of patients with dyspnea.

Zwaan L, Thijs A, Wagner C, et al. Social science & medicine (1982). 2013;91:32-8.

Inappropriate selectivity (failure to consider all available information or potential diagnoses) was a major contributor to diagnostic errors in patients with dyspnea.