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Age-Based Left-Digit Bias in the Management of Acute Cholecystitis

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DMD, AD, JMH, and TMP conceived of and designed this work. DMD and JMH performed data analysis. DMD and AD drafted the manuscript. JMH, AD, DMD, and TMP critically revised the manuscript, provided approval of the final version, and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

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Dalmacy, D.M., Diaz, A., Hyer, M. et al. Age-Based Left-Digit Bias in the Management of Acute Cholecystitis. J Gastrointest Surg 25, 3239–3241 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-021-05065-3

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Keywords

  • Cognitive bias
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Left-digit bias
  • Heuristics