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Not thinking clearly? Play a game, seriously! | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Not thinking clearly? Play a game, seriously! | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Commentary describes how gaming strategies can cut diagnostic errors caused by flawed use of heuristics.JAMA. 2016;316:1867-1868.
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  • Commentary
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  • Published November 2016

Not thinking clearly? Play a game, seriously!


    Heuristics enable experts to build off their experience to arrive at decisions rapidly. However, heuristics can contribute to error and are often discussed in the context of diagnostic missteps. This commentary argues that gaming strategies, which have been proven to improve surgical technique, can hone clinical decision making by helping providers switch from immediate to deliberate mode of reasoning.



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