ERIC Number: EJ507831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Heuristics Reasoning in Diagnostic Judgment.
O'Neill, Eileen S.
Journal of Professional Nursing, v11 n4 p239-45 Jul-Aug 1995
Describes three heuristics--short-cut mental strategies that streamline information--relevant to diagnostic reasoning: accessibility, similarity, and anchoring and adjustment. Analyzes factors thought to influence heuristic reasoning and presents interventions to be tested for nursing practice and education. (JOW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A