Cognitive bias in the clinical decision making of doctors

Thomas O'Hagan, John Fennell, Kean Tan, Davina Ding, Iolo Thomas-Jones

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Abstract

Aims:
To investigate whether medics are susceptible to one of the most widely studied cognitive biases, anchoring; an error in thought processing where decisions are strongly influenced by previously presented information.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFuture Healthcare Journal
PublisherRoyal College of Physicians
Pages113
Number of pages1
Volume6
EditionSupplement 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019
EventInnovation in Medicine 2018 – RCP annual conference: Who decides on research: peer review, patient choice or system need? - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 25 Jun 201826 Jun 2018
Conference number: 4
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/innovation-medicine-2018

Publication series

NameFuture Healthcare Journal
PublisherRoyal College of Physicians
NumberSupp 1
Volume6
ISSN (Print)2055-3323
ISSN (Electronic)2055-3331

Conference

ConferenceInnovation in Medicine 2018 – RCP annual conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period25/06/1826/06/18
Internet address

Structured keywords

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Brain and Behaviour

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