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Table 5 The Final Version of the CATChES Questionnaire

From: The development and validation of the clinicians’ awareness towards cognitive errors (CATChES) in clinical decision making questionnaire tool

Part A For this part, evaluate your response using the Likert scale where 1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = neutral, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree
Items Likert scale
Impact of cognitive errors in clinical decision making
Cognitive errors in general have important impact towards clinical decision making in emergency medicine
1 2 3 4 5
Being aware of cognitive errors help me to be more careful in my clinical decisions
1 2 3 4 5
Educational interventions to reduce the risk of cognitive errors
The understanding of cognitive errors and its impact on clinical decision making and patient safety should be made a component in emergency medicine curriculum in postgraduate trainingᅟ  
1 2 3 4 5
The understanding of cognitive errors and its impact on clinical decision making and patient safety should be taught in undergraduate level
1 2 3 4 5
Part B For this part, state whether the following categories of cognitive errors are relevant in your clinical practice
Cognitive errors due to over-attachment to a particular diagnosis Relevant Not relevant
Cognitive errors due to failure to consider alternative diagnoses Relevant Not relevant
Cognitive errors due to inheriting someone else’s thinking Relevant Not relevant
Cognitive errors in prevalence perception or estimation Relevant Not relevant
Cognitive errors involving patient characteristics or presentation context Relevant Not relevant
Cognitive errors that are associated with the doctor’s affect or personality Relevant Not relevant