Journal Article

Factors underlying suboptimal diagnostic performance in physicians under time pressure.

ALQahtani DA; Rotgans JI; Mamede S; Mahzari MM; Al-Ghamdi GA; Schmidt HG.

In this educational study, internal medicine resident physicians were randomized to solve standardized cases with and without time pressure. The time-pressured group performed worse, and they reported more stress and generated fewer possible diagnoses.