Gap Fill - Decision Fatigue - Level 4


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The quality of care you get could depend on the of the day you visit a . A U.S. study found big differences in the decision-making of doctors at times of the day. The of getting screened for cancer were in the morning than in the afternoon. Around 64% of women for tests were assigned to cancer screening in the hour after 8am. This dropped to 48% at 5pm.

The researchers said doctors suffered from "decision fatigue". This is a burn-out that affects the to make after hours of work. A researcher said there was "growing that the time of the day and decision fatigue impacts patient ". Another researcher said decision fatigue means people may be likely to make a decision after they've been making them all day. This was often the of being .

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