clinical reasoning

clinical reasoning

The use of a patient's history, physical signs, symptoms, laboratory data, and radiological images to arrive at a diagnosis and formulate a plan of treatment.
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A component of becoming clinically competent is the development of clinical reasoning skills (Liu, Chan, & Hui-Chan, 2000).
Clinical reasoning forms the basis of autonomous, competent and effective health professional practice, yet is a challenge to teach and learn.
During the course, Dr Robert highlighted up-to-date knowledge about the clinical reasoning and the physical therapy patient evaluation process to figure out the patient dysfunction that is responsible for the patient's complain," Bouguerra said.
(3) This interactive technology provides today's predominantly tech-savvy nursing students with an innovative way of learning and developing patient assessment and clinical reasoning skills.
Speaking about the workshop objectives, Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani emphasized the need for the use of clinical reasoning and teamwork for reliable solution to disease problems in field.
This textbook outlines the personal, metaphysical, and epistemologic perspectives on clinical examination and covers the interview, the history, the case record, general appearance, vital signs, and examination of various body parts and systems, as well as clinical reasoning and bedside laboratory tricks.
Medical students are usually left to learn clinical reasoning in the clinical years with direct patient interaction.
Presentation skills were improved by interactive tutorials (p=0.02) whereas clinical reasoning skills acquired by clinically-oriented problem-solving tutorials was found to be significantly better (p<0.05).
However, the clinical reasoning or decision-making process used by therapists to select a frame of reference or intervention has not been widely reported in the literature.
The IOM Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care recommends enhancing healthcare professionals' education and lifelong competency in clinical reasoning, including laboratory medicine probabilistic reasoning skills in the application of test results to subsequent clinical decision-making, to improve diagnostic performance and reduce the potential for medical errors and near misses.
Seif, Brown, and Annan-Coultas (2013) described the development of an interactive, online activity in a learning management system to promote the development of clinical reasoning in physical therapy students.

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