Chapter 15. Medical Decision Scripts: Combining Cognitive Scripts and Judgment Strategies to Account Fully for Medical Decision

  1. Dr David Hardman2 and
  2. Professor Laura Macchi3
  1. Professor Robert M. Hamm

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001332X.ch15

Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Hamm, R. M. (2003) Medical Decision Scripts: Combining Cognitive Scripts and Judgment Strategies to Account Fully for Medical Decision, in Thinking: Psychological Perspectives on Reasoning, Judgment and Decision Making (eds D. Hardman and L. Macchi), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047001332X.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychology, London Metropolitan University, Calcutta House, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT, UK

  2. 3

    Facoltà e Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126 Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. Clinical Decision-Making Program, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 900 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471494577

Online ISBN: 9780470013328

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Keywords:

  • scripts or heuristic strategies;
  • JDM research on medical decision making;
  • decision-scripts approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Scripts or Heuristic Strategies?

  • Scripts: The Cognitive Psychology Approach to Medical Diagnosis

  • The JDM Researchers' Approach to Medical Decision Making

  • Decision Scripts

  • References