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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► "First, know thyself": cognition and error in medicine.

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"First, know thyself": cognition and error in medicine.

Elia F, Aprà F, Verhovez A, Crupi V. Acta Diabetol. 2015 May 5; [Epub ahead of print].

Cognition has been recognized as a human factor that can contribute to medical error. This review explores cognitive psychology as a method to understand diagnostic error, particularly clinicians' tendency to rely onheuristics when deeper reasoning is required.

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