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Journal Article

Framing of clinical information affects physicians' diagnostic accuracy.

Popovich I, Szecket N, Nahill A. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 2019;36:589-594.

Cognitive biases are widely recognized as playing an important role in diagnostic error. Using hypothetical patient cases, researchers found that the way in which cases were presented had a significant impact on the differential diagnoses developed by participating providers, regardless of provider experience.