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Sharing the process of diagnostic decision making.

Brush JE, Brophy JM. Sharing the Process of Diagnostic Decision Making. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(9):1245-1246. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1929.

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August 9, 2017
Brush JE, Brophy JM. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(9):1245-1246.

Improving diagnosis has been recently promoted as a core area in patient safety. This commentary discusses how physicians can utilize cognitive decision making and likelihood ratios to address uncertainty and augment diagnosis. The authors suggest that clinicians learn to assess their diagnostic practices and skills to improve their performance.

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Brush JE, Brophy JM. Sharing the Process of Diagnostic Decision Making. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(9):1245-1246. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1929.

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