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

http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/early/2016/02/09/bmjqs-2015-005150


Kaveh G. Shojania, MD
Editor-in-Chief,
BMJ Quality & Safety

Vice Chair for Quality & Innovation
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Director, Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (C-QuIPS)
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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)

  http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20160314/BLOG/160319965
Mark L Graber MD FACP
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