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Improving medical residents’ self-assessment of their diagnostic accuracy: does feedback help?

Kuhn J, van den Berg P, Mamede S, et al. Improving medical residents’ self-assessment of their diagnostic accuracy: does feedback help? Adv Health Sci Edu. Epub 2021 Nov 5. doi: 10.1007/s10459-021-10080-9

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February 2, 2022
Kuhn J, van den Berg P, Mamede S, et al. Adv Health Sci Edu. 2022;27(1):189-200.

Diagnostic calibration is the relationship between individual confidence in diagnostic decision making and diagnostic accuracy, and it can lead to diagnostic error or overtesting. This study investigated whether feedback would improve general-practice residents’ diagnostic calibration on difficult cases. Results did not show that feedback on diagnostic performance improved diagnostic calibration.

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Kuhn J, van den Berg P, Mamede S, et al. Improving medical residents’ self-assessment of their diagnostic accuracy: does feedback help? Adv Health Sci Edu. Epub 2021 Nov 5. doi: 10.1007/s10459-021-10080-9