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
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
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
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
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
Three video clips with an Dutch language explanation about the diagnostic role of gut feelings in diagnostic reasoning of general practitioners (see https://www.gutfeelings.eu/video/).
The French¬†Coll√®ge National des G√©n√©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 Th√®se du CNGE. This year Magali Coppens, a young GP, won this price with her thesis entiteld¬†Le 6√®me sens en m√©decine g√©n√©rale:¬†Validation d‚Äôun consensus n√©erlandais…. read more