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Education initiatives in cognitive debiasing to improve diagnostic accuracy in student providers: a scoping review.

Griffith PB, Doherty C, Smeltzer SC, et al. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2020;Epub Aug 11.

Cognitive debiasing can help reduce cognitive bias and improve clinical decision-making. This scoping review characterized cognitive debiasing strategies used by student health care providers (primarily medical students and residents) to reduce cognitive error. Structured reflection and education initiatives demonstrated the greatest improvements in diagnostic accuracy.