How to limit clinical errors in interpretation of data?

P. Wright, C.J.M. Jansen, J.C. Wyatt

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We all assume that we can understand and correctly interpret what we read. However, interpretation is a collection of subtle processes that are easily influenced by poor presentation or wording of information. This article examines how evidence-based principles of information design can be applied to medical records to enhance clinical understanding and accuracy in interpretation of the detailed data that they contain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1539-1543
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9139
Publication statusPublished - 1998


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