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Reflecting on diagnostic errors: taking a second look is not enough.

Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, Patel A, et al. Journal of general internal medicine. 2015;30:1270-4.

This medical education study found that self-reflection only minimally improved diagnostic accuracy among medical residents in a simulation setting. These results suggest that a more robust cognitive debiasing curriculum may be needed to enhance diagnostic decision making.