What is your blindspot: managing cognitive bias
I can vividly remember my first day as a real doctor. I started on the pediatric pulmonology service, and recall spending what felt like an hour, deliberating whether I could order Tylenol for my patient. Would it interact with the Pulmozyme treatment? Fortunately, I had very patient senior resident who calmed my nerves and was empathetic to my intern anxiety.  Summer is an exciting, terrifying, rewarding and sometimes frustrating season, as we celebrate a new “medical year.” Whether or not you subscribe to the controversial premise of the July effect, there is no doubt that during this time you can leave ...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - August 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: < a href="https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/post-author/taryn-taylor" rel="tag" > Taryn Taylor, MD < /a > Tags: Physician Emergency Medicine Source Type: blogs