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Gut Feelings Questionnaire in Polish language

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Slawomir Czachowski and Agnieszka Sowinska performed the linguistic validation of the Gut Feelings Questionnaire (GFQ) from English into Polish. A report about the procedure they and the authors of the French and the German GFQ followed has been submitted to a family practice journal. GFQ Polish-real practice FIXED GFQ Polish-case vignette FIXED

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French Gut Feelings Questionnaire

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Marie Barais, Florie Scouarnec, S√©bastien de Vill√®le, J√©r√©my Derri√©nnic and Pierre Barraine performed the translation of the Gut Feelings Questionnaire (GFQ) into¬†a French language real practice¬†version, following a linguistic validation procedure. They will together with German and Polish researchers who recently¬†performed German and Polish language versions¬†publish an article to give account of the way they… read more

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Gut Feelings Questionnaire in German language

Friday, June 19th, 2015

The Gut Feelings Questionnaire has been translated into German using a linguistic validation procedure. The whole validation procedure was done by the researchers¬†Johannes Hauswaldt (general practitioner)¬†and Daniel Hausmann (psychologist). They plan to publish a report of the whole procedure together with French and Polish researchers who performed a similar translation procedure into French and Polish…. read more

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The biggest hurdle of implementing EBM in general practice

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Paul Glasziou, an important professor of EBM at Bond University in Australia, wrote a BMJ blog (BMJ Clinical Evidence Blog) about the future of EBM. We can learn a lot of Paul but he forgot to mention the biggest hurdle of implementing EBM, at least in general practice: the lack of studies into how to… read more

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Guest Professor at the University of Antwerp

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

The University of Antwerp (Belgium) appointed Erik Stolper to guest professor (general practice) for three years (1 Ocober 2013 till 30 September 2016) .

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9 leading general practice medicine researchers adviced the gut feelins research group

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Report on a meeting of the ‚ÄėGut Feelings in General Practice‚Äô research group Maastricht-Antwerp with 9 leading general practice medicine researchers from Flanders and the Netherlands read more

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How do gut feelings feature in tutorial dialogues on diagnostic reasoning in GP traineeship?

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Abstract: In GP traineeships in the Netherlands, trainees mostly see patients alone but regularly consult with their supervisors to discuss patients and problems, receive feedback, and improve their competencies. In the present study, we examined the discussions of supervisors and their trainees about diagnostic reasoning in these so-called tutorial dialogues and how gut feelings feature in these discussions. 17 tutorial dialogues focussing on diagnostic reasoning were video-recorded and transcribed and the protocols were analysed using a detailed bottom-up and iterative content analysis and coding procedure. read more

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Interviews with GP supervisors and their trainees about diagnostic reasoning

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Twelve GP supervisors and 12 trainees were recently interviewed about diagnostic reasoning.¬†The focus was on¬†how do trainees learn diagnostic reasoning on the workplace and on the role of feedback in the learning¬†process. We¬†also asked how supervisors and trainees deal with gut feelings in diagnostic reasoning. Currently we are doing a content analysis of the text… read more

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Gut feelings and hospital specialists

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

A group of Dutch and Flemish specialists has recently started research into the role of gut feelings in the diagnostic reasoning process of physicians working in the different specialistic domains in the hospital. These specialists¬†will collaborate with the Maastricht-Antwerp research group on gut feelings in general practice. The first step has already been done by… read more

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Much more than first impressions, an invited commentary

Monday, March 11th, 2013

In this e-letter we discussed the article ‘Clinical intuition in family medicine: more than first impressions’ (Woolley A, Kostopoulou O,¬†Ann Fam Med 2013;60-66). See¬†http://www.annfammed.org/content/11/1/60.full/reply#annalsfm_el_25577

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