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Immersive high fidelity simulation of critically ill patients to study cognitive errors: a pilot study.

Prakash S, Bihari S, Need P, et al. Immersive high fidelity simulation of critically ill patients to study cognitive errors: a pilot study. BMC Med Educ. 2017;17(1):36. doi:10.1186/s12909-017-0871-x.

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April 5, 2017
Prakash S, Bihari S, Need P, et al. BMC Med Educ. 2017;17:36.

Cognitive bias can lead to diagnostic error. To better understand the prevalence of cognitive error among first-year residents, interns were observed as they handled acute clinical problems during simulation sessions. Researchers found a high prevalence of cognitive error, which did not change over time and adversely affected clinical performance.

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Prakash S, Bihari S, Need P, et al. Immersive high fidelity simulation of critically ill patients to study cognitive errors: a pilot study. BMC Med Educ. 2017;17(1):36. doi:10.1186/s12909-017-0871-x.