Journal article

Interventions to Mitigate Cognitive Biases in the Decision Making of Eye Care Professionals: A Systematic Review

Aron Shlonsky, Rebecca Featherston, Karyn L Galvin, Adam P Vogel, Catherine L Granger, Courtney Lewis, My-Linh Luong, Laura E Downie

Optometry and Vision Science | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

SIGNIFICANCE: Cognitive biases, systematic errors in thinking that impact a person's choices and judgments, can influence decision making at various points during patient care provision. These biases can potentially result in misdiagnoses, delayed clinical care, and/or patient mismanagement. A range of interventions exists to mitigate cognitive biases. There is a need to understand the relative efficacy of these interventions within the context of eye care practice. PURPOSE: The aim of this systematic review was to synthesize the evidence relating to interventions for mitigating cognitive biases associated with clinical decision making by eye care professionals. DATA SOURCES: Electronic data..

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University of Melbourne (Melbourne School of Health Sciences interdisciplinary research grant; to AS, LED, APV, KLG, CLG).