Journal article

A Systematic Review of Interventions to Reduce the Effects of Cognitive Biases in the Decision-Making of Audiologists

Karyn L Galvin, Rebecca J Featherston, Laura E Downie, Adam P Vogel, Bridget Hamilton, Catherine Granger, Aron Shlonsky

Journal of the American Academy of Audiology | AMER ACAD AUDIOLOGY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Audiologists are constantly making decisions that are key to optimizing client/patient outcomes, and these decisions may be vulnerable to cognitive biases. PURPOSE: The purpose was to determine the present state of knowledge within the field of audiology regarding the potential impact of cognitive biases on clinical decision-making and the use of interventions to reduce such impact. RESEARCH DESIGN: A systematic review was conducted to identify and consider the outcomes of all studies in which an intervention, strategy, or procedure was implemented with the aim of reducing the impact of cognitive biases on the decision-making of audiologists. DATA COLLECTION: The review was part ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a Collaborative Seed Funding Grant awarded by the Melbourne School of Health Sciences at The University of Melbourne.