Of Horses, Zebras and Chameleons: Diagnostic Reasoning in Emergency Medicine1.
EUSEM eLearning. Dryver E. Sep 12, 2018; 227594; 38005 Disclosure(s): None
Dr. Eric Dryver
Dr. Eric Dryver
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After viewing this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Understand the concepts of zebras and chameleons, system-1 thinking and system-2 thinking
- Understand why the concept of diagnostic error is complex
- Know one way to categorize diagnostic errors and categorize the cognitive sources of diagnostic errors
- Understand the potential of checklists and cross-checking to reduce diagnostic errors
- Understand why frequent classroom-based scenario-training is valuable for the acquisition and maintenance of proficiency in EM
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