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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► Why physicians err in diagnosis.

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The Journal of the American Medical Association republishes a 1915 commentary exploring why physicians make diagnostic errors; causes include bad deportment.JAMA. 2015;313:1273.

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Why physicians err in diagnosis.
JAMA. 2015;313:1273.
This previously published commentary provides a historical glimpse into diagnostic error and physician cognition. The piece discusses the value of autopsy in uncovering incorrect diagnoses, suggests that physician error be classified as either social or clinical in nature, and explores factors that contribute to error, including those due to human limitations.
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