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Journal Article

Recognizing and managing errors of cognitive underspecification.

Duthie EA. Journal of patient safety. 2014;10:1-5.

Incomplete information transfer may create misunderstandings and prevent the establishment of a shared mental model. This commentary uses case analyses to illustrate how such incomplete discussions often contribute to communication breakdowns and recommends systems solutions to prevent errors.