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

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Video clips about gut feelings, Dutch-language

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Three video clips with an Dutch language explanation about the diagnostic role of gut feelings in diagnostic reasoning of general practitioners (see

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Magali Coppens got first prize for her Gut Feelings Thesis

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The French Collège National des GĂ©nĂ©ralsites Enseignants (CNGE) with GPs involved in academic educational or research programmes, is putting up an annual prize for the best thesis, the Prix National de Thèse du CNGE. This year Magali Coppens, a young GP, won this price with her thesis entiteld Le 6ème sens en mĂ©decine gĂ©nĂ©rale: Validation d’un consensus nĂ©erlandais…. read more

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