Gut feelings of patients: do they influence their general practitioner’ diagnostic reasoning?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The first step in the development of a gut feelings questionnaire for patients An abstract accepted for a presentation on the Clinical Decision Making workshop in Bergen (Norway, 23-25th March 2017) and on the EGPRN-conference in Riga (May 2017) Introduction: General Practitioners (GPs) recognize the role of gut feelings (GF) in their diagnostic reasoning ,… read more

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Determinants of GP’s cancer related gut feelings

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

On the WONCA-conference in Copenhagen (Juni 2016), Ge A. Donker et al. presented  the results of their research into the determinants of cancer related gut feelings of GPs. A GP’s gut feeling appeared to be a useful tool. Its predictive value increases if GP is older or has more experience. BMJ-Open has already accepted a report about this research…. read more

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„Bauchentscheidungen“ – Ergebnisse aus zehnjähriger internationaler Zusammenarbeit in einer EGPRN-Arbeitsgruppe

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Abstract accepted for the 50. Kongress fur Allgemeinmedizin und Familienmedicin 29 Sept – 1 Oct 2016 Frankfurt am Mainz. Bauchentscheidungen des Hausarztes wurden als existent und von wesentlicher Bedeutung im professionellen Handeln nachgewiesen. Die bisherigen und zukĂĽnftig zu erwartenden Ergebnisse können zum besseren Verständnis medizinischer Entscheidungsfindung in der Hausarztpraxis beitragen. See Abstract_DEGAM_2016_COGITA Dr. Johannes Hauswaldt,… read more

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Intuition in general practice and the attention it gets from GP supervisors

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Abstract Intuition is a part of diagnostic reasoning and decision making in medicine and so in general practice (GP). In this research, I aimed to discover in which ways GP supervisors have attention for the intuitive elements of diagnostic reasoning and decision making of general practitioners in training (GP trainees). Theoretically, I accessed this research… read more

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Poster presentation EGPRN conference in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Hereby the poster about the Linguistic Validation of the Gut Feelings Questionnaire into three European languages designed aimed to present this intriguing translation process on the EGPRN conference in Tel Aviv (2016 May) (Marie Barais). poster egprn tel aviv (1)

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Learning diagnostic reasoning: perceptions of trainees and supervisors in general practice.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

At Cyprus (Earli, 2015, August) Margje van de Wiel presented the first results of an interview study with GP-trainees and their supervisors about their perceptions of learning diagnostic reasoning. Her presentation was at a symposium entitled ‘Learning in and for the medical profession: from formal to informal and beyond’. (coauthors Christian Mengelers, Marjan Govaerts, Erik Stolper)… read more

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Gut feelings questionnaire in real settings: a feasibility study protocol

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Marie Barais will present on the 79the EGPRN conference (Heraklion-Greece) in a five minutes-one slide presentation a multinational feasability study protocol of the gut feelings questionnaire (GFQ). The GFQ is a 10 items questionnaire based on the consensus statements defining gut feelings in a general practitioner’s diagnostic reasoning. The construct validity of the questionnaire was tested by case vignettes.The aim of the GFQ… read more

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Presentation Medical Decision Making in Antwerp 2014

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Prof. P. Van Royen gave an poster presentation at the 15th Biennial European Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making in Antwerp, Belgium (8-10 June 2014). How do gut feelings feature in tutorial dialogues on diagnostic reasoning in GP traineeship? Introduction: Diagnostic reasoning is considered to be based on the interaction between analytical and non-analytical… read more

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How family physicians come to suspect pulmonary embolism?

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

  Background: The Wells rule is a tool to support physicians in their decisions regarding Pulmonary Embolism (PE). The rule includes a subjective element: 3 points are allocated to the physician’s assessment whether PE is more likely than an alternative diagnosis. The diagnostic process leading to the suspicion of PE is not well described in… read more

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Clinician’s gut feeling about dypnea and chest pain in primary care: a poster presentation

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Marie Barais, PhD student in Brest, presented her ongoing study into the significance of the sense of alarm in chest pain in primary care at the EGPRN conference in Kusadasi (Turkey) (See poster gut feeling dyspnea chest pain poster mb 2)

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