Something to think about

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

The way we think and process information can lead to avoidable errors.

How do you think? Have you ever stopped to consider it? Often the errors we make at work are a result of cognitive reflexes we could unlearn if we examine the way we process information. Dr Michael Shanahan, rheumatologist and occupational and environmental physician, spoke at the People at work – managing complexities conference and explained that many of the common errors made by medical practitioners when diagnosing patien...

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Published 02 July, 2008 | Updated 04 August, 2008