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    Cognitive bias in the clinical decision making of doctors

    Citation

    O'Hagan, T, Fennell, J, Tan, K, Ding, D & Thomas-Jones, I, 2019, ‘Cognitive bias in the clinical decision making of doctors’. in: Future Healthcare Journal . Royal College of Physicians, pp. 113

    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.

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