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

Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, Patel A, et al. Reflecting on Diagnostic Errors: Taking a Second Look is Not Enough. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(9):1270-4. doi:10.1007/s11606-015-3369-4.

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September 2, 2015
Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, Patel A, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(9):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.

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Monteiro SD, Sherbino J, Patel A, et al. Reflecting on Diagnostic Errors: Taking a Second Look is Not Enough. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(9):1270-4. doi:10.1007/s11606-015-3369-4.