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Efficacy of cognitive feedback in improving operative risk estimation.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Decision-making is an essential skill for surgeons, but systematic objective feedback is lacking. Cognitive feedback provides information about how risk factors relate to outcomes, and how individual surgeons mentally synthesize these relationships. METHODS: Pre-feedback, we assessed accuracy and reliability of 105 trainee surgeons'/medical students' estimates of operative mortality for major surgery for 28 patient vignettes with varying risk factors, using a published risk model...

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Journal:
American journal of surgery
Volume:
197
Issue:
1
Pages:
76-81
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1879-1883
ISSN:
0002-9610
URN:
uuid:cd88ba7f-2107-427c-9e66-7da1f908cda4
Source identifiers:
450544
Local pid:
pubs:450544

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