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Journal Article

Incorporating metacognition into morbidity and mortality rounds: the next frontier in quality improvement.

Katz D, Detsky AS. Journal of hospital medicine. 2016;11:120-2.

Cognitive gaps and shortcuts, or heuristics, can result in diagnostic mistakes. This commentary explores decision making in health care and suggests incorporating education about cognitive heuristics into morbidity and mortality rounds to inform improvement efforts and enhance care safety.