Gut feelings, sense of reassurance, sense of alarm

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Many GPs experience so-called gut feelings in their diagnostic reasoning about patients, a specific kind of intuitive feelings usually confined to prognostic assessments of the patient’s situation and often accompanied by bodily sensations.(1;2) These may act as a compass, steering GPs through busy office hours and enabling them to handle complex problems.(3) read more