Publications

Prevalence and diagnostic value of GPs’ gut feelings for cancer and serious diseases: protocol for a prospective observational study of diagnostic validity

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Abstract Introduction Cancer diagnosis in primary care is an important challenge for general practitioners (GPs) due to the relatively low frequency of any single type of cancer and the heterogeneous signs and symptoms that can be present. In addition to analytical reasoning, GPs may become aware of gut feelings (GFs) as they suspect that a… read more

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Linguistic validation of the gut feelings questionnaire in Ukraine

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Background: Medical clinical decisions is based on combination of analytical and non-analytic thinking. The concept of “gut feeling questionnaire” (GFQ) in GP was described through qualitative research of both sensations of alarm and assurance. The investigated enquirer has been validated in 5 countries. Research questions: Linguistic validation of the European GFQ translated from English into… read more

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How does child abuse suspicion arise in general practice?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Accepted abstract EGPRN Tampere 2019 by Erik Stolper, Jan Paul Verdenius, Geert Jan Dinant, Margje van de Wiel Background Child abuse is wide spread, occurs in all cultures and communities and remains undiscovered in 90% of the cases. 80% of reported child abuse concerns emotional ill-treatment. In the Netherlands, at least 3% (118.000) of children… read more

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Quantitative and thematic analysis of gut feelings’ text notes

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the EGPRN-conference (Tampere, Finland, 2019) Bernardino Oliva-Fanlo, SebastiĂ  March, Cristina Gadea, Erik Stolper, Magdalena Esteva Background: GPs use gut feelings (GF) during a patient visit to pace their decisions. A ‘sense of alarm’ (SA) means that intervention seems necessary to prevent imminent serious health problems, and a ‘sense of… read more

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Preliminary data of the CORap study (Gut Feelings Prognostic Value in Primary Care)

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the EGPRN meeting (Tampere, Finland, 2019) Bernardino Oliva-Fanlo, SebastiĂ  March, David Medina, Gaspar Tamborero, MarĂ­a MartĂ­n-RabadĂĄn, Erik Stolper, Magdalena Esteva. Background. GPs have Gut Feelings (GF) during patient visits: a sense of reassurance (SR) when the GP feels that everything about a patient fits or a sense of alarm… read more

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GPs’ gut feelings sense of alarm is valuable in dyspnoea and chest pain

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Abstract, accepted for oral presentation at the EGPRN conference (Tampere, Finland, 2019) by Marie Barais. Background. Dyspnoea and chest pain are symptoms shared with multiple pathologies ranging from the benign to life-threatening diseases. Gut feelings such as the sense of alarm and the sense of reassurance play a substantial role in the diagnostic reasoning process… read more

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Role of intuitive knowledge in the diagnostic reasoning of hospital specialists: a focus group study

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Abstract Background and objective Intuition is an important part of human decision-making and can be explained by the dual-process theory where analytical and non-analytical reasoning processes continually interact. These processes can also be identified in physicians’ diagnostic reasoning. The valuable role of intuition, including gut feelings, has been shown among general practitioners and nurses, but… read more

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Gut feelings in the diagnostic reasoning process; the role of uncertainty

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Abstract What role does uncertainty play in the doctor’s diagnostic reasoning process? Would it not be better to avoid uncertainty as much as possible? In this article we answer this question from an epistemological perspective. Doctors build up relevant, situational knowledge during the diagnostic process through listening, observation and interpretation during their contact with the… read more

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Gut Feelings Questionnaire in daily practice: a feasibility study using a mixed-methods approach in three European countries

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Abstract Objectives The validated Gut Feelings Questionnaire (GFQ) is a 10-item questionnaire based on the definitions of the sense of alarm and the sense of reassurance. The purpose of the GFQ is to determine the presence or absence of gut feelings in the diagnostic reasoning of general practitioners (GPs). The aim was to test the… read more

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Cross-cultural translation and validation of the ‘gut feelings’ questionnaire into Spanish and Catalan

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

The Gut Feelings Questionnaire is available in Spanish and Catalan language. Read the publication in EJGP. Or look up all translations on http://www.gutfeelings.eu/questionnaire/ Abstract Background: The gut feelings questionnaire (GFQ) is the only tool developed to assess the presence of a ‘sense of alarm’ or a ‘sense of reassurance’ in the diagnostic process of general practitioners… read more

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