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Journal Article > Study
Perception of the usability and implementation of a metacognitive mnemonic to check cognitive errors in clinical setting.
Chew KS, van Merrienboer JJG, Durning SJ. BMC Med Educ. 2019;19:18.
Metacognition is an approach to enhance diagnostic thinking. This study used focus groups to assess physicians' and medical students' impressions of a metacognitive diagnostic checklist. Participants found the checklist to be applicable and usable, and the authors conclude that it should be tested in a clinical setting.
Journal Article > Commentary
Singh H, Zwaan L. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:HO2-HO4.
Hospitalists have a key role in facilitating transitions and communication. This commentary discusses how hospitalists can prevent diagnostic errors and reviews opportunities for improvement, including encouraging patient involvement in their care and face-to-face team communication in difficult-to-diagnose cases.