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Think twice: effects on diagnostic accuracy of returning to the case to reflect upon the initial diagnosis.

Mamede S, Hautz WE, Berendonk C, et al. Acad Med. 2020;95(8):1223-1229.

This study explored the benefits of reflection on diagnostic errors among internal medicine physicians in Switzerland, and found that diagnostic accuracy increased significantly between the initial diagnosis and the final diagnosis reached after reflection, regardless of the type of reflection used.