A Model of Situational Awareness

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Today's figure is from Understanding diagnostic errors in medicine: a lesson from aviation. Improving a clinician's situational awareness of a patient is one way for clinical decision support to lead to improved patient care. A clinician with high situational awareness perceives the details in a patient case, comprehends them, and uses them to project the future status of the patient. Projections are augmented by the different treatment options under consideration. Tweet reply to comment.