Resident uncertainty in clinical decision making and impact on patient care: A qualitative study

  • Farnan J
  • Johnson J
  • Meltzer D
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Abstract

Little is known regarding how internal medicine residents manage uncertainty during decision making and subsequent effects on patient care. The aims of this study were to describe types of uncertainty faced by residents, strategies employed to manage uncertainty and effects on patient care.

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Authors

  • J. M. Farnan

  • J. K. Johnson

  • D. O. Meltzer

  • H. J. Humphrey

  • V. M. Arora

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