'Decision Fatigue' looms large among doctors

M3 India Newsdesk Apr 12, 2018

It is common to tire out when a large part of your day involves making crucial decisions that can affect the lives of people, and no one better than doctors understand this. This is probaby why doctors too are no strangers to Decision Fatigue.

Hypothesize this scenario: A patient visits a doctor with flu-like symptoms, may be indicative of viral infection. The doctor prescribes an antibiotic and sends the patient home.

Despite suspecting a viral infection, the doctor prescribes the...

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