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That’s all it took- just one look. Can a five second look at a patient predict disposition
18th Annual AAEM (2012)
  • Paris B Lovett
Abstract

Study Objectives •To determine whether a five-second viewing of a patient contributes to prediction of disposition. Conclusion •For all but the resident group, a five second viewing of a patient contributes to prediction of disposition status. •The effect size is small, however. Such quick visual impressions may provide a piece of the overall decision-making process in the final disposition of patients.

Keywords
  • diagnosis,
  • rapid assessment
Disciplines
Publication Date
2012
Citation Information
Paris B Lovett. "That’s all it took- just one look. Can a five second look at a patient predict disposition" 18th Annual AAEM (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/paris_lovett/27/