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Identifying, understanding, and minimizing unconscious cognitive biases in perioperative crisis management: a narrative review.

Yan L, Karamchandani K, Gaiser RR, et al. Identifying, understanding, and minimizing unconscious cognitive biases in perioperative crisis management: a narrative review. Anesth Analg. 2024;139(1):68-77. doi:10.1213/ane.0000000000006666.

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July 10, 2024
Yan L, Karamchandani K, Gaiser RR, et al. Anesth Analg. 2024;139(1):68-77.
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Unconscious bias among clinicians can hinder the delivery of high-quality care and degrade diagnostic decision making. This article summarizes unconscious cognitive biases in healthcare, emphasizing those biases particularly relevant to perioperative care such as confirmation bias and availability bias. The authors also review strategies to improve unconscious cognitive biases, including cognitive debiasing and clinical decision support systems (CDSS).

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Yan L, Karamchandani K, Gaiser RR, et al. Identifying, understanding, and minimizing unconscious cognitive biases in perioperative crisis management: a narrative review. Anesth Analg. 2024;139(1):68-77. doi:10.1213/ane.0000000000006666.

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