AMA News: What Doctors Wish Patients Knew About Decision Fatigue
On November 19, American Medical Association (AMA) Senior News Writer Sara Berg, MS, wrote an article as part of the AMA's What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™ series. The article is an interview with Lisa MacLean, MD about decision fatigue. Decision fatigue is a state of mental overload that can impede a person's ability to continue making decisions.
Some tips to prevent decision fatigue include:
- Make big decisions in the morning
- Try to delegate decisions
- Develop daily routines