Recent article - Affective bias is real

Shojania, Dr. Kaveh Kaveh.Shojania at SUNNYBROOK.CA
Tue Mar 15 17:37:35 UTC 2016

I'll just add that there are two articles (from the same group)
but also an editorial that usefully summarizes the two studies

Kaveh G. Shojania, MD
BMJ Quality & Safety

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Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
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From: Mark Graber [mailto:mark.graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG]
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Yet another factor that can predispose to diagnostic error - patients we dislike ( or like too much)
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