Your Migraine Cocktail Didn’t Work? Shake it Up! — Taming the SRU

Acute migraine causes 1.2 million visits to the US emergency departments annually. Headache is the fifth leading cause of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) in the United States. [3] We have previously discussed evidence behind the traditional ‘Migraine Cocktail’ here. In this post, we will address adjunctive therapies when the first-line treatments haven’t… Your…

Cureus | Schrödinger’s Cat Bias: A New Cognitive Bias Proposed

Cognitive biases can cause diverse medical errors and lead to malpractice with potential harm to patients. Some cognitive biases are due to social behavior, professional specialization, and personal experience, leading to commission or omission in medical conduct. We would like to propose a previously undescribed cognitive bias called “Schrödinger’s cat bias.” In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger proposed a…