Intuitive knowledge is valuable knowledge

Friday, November 18th, 2011

An article entitled ‘Intuitive knowledge is valuable knowlegde’ (Intuitieve kennis is volwaardige kennis) has been published in Medisch Contact, a Dutch medical journal (November 18 2011). It describes the role of skilled intuition in diagnostic reasoning and how it can be teached in medical education,

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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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Gut Feelings as a Third Track

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

This paper reviews litterature from medical, psychological and neuroscientific perspectives and explains how gut feelings arise and function using a knowledge-based model of GP's diagnostic reasoning. ... read more

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‘Niet-pluis’ tuchtrechterlijk gewogen

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A double publication of How do disciplinary tribunals judge the 'gut feelings' of doctors? An analysis of Dutch tribunal decisions 2000-2008. J Law and Medicine 2010; 18(1). ... read more

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EGPRN 2010 – Validation of a GP’s gut feelings questionnaire

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Conclusion: The construct validity of the questionnaire was found to be moderate to good. The Dutch GP’s gut feelings questionnaire can be used to record the use of gut feelings in general practice and the effect of educational interventions about gut feelings.... read more

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How do disciplinary tribunals judge the ‘gut feelings’ of doctors?

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

The authors concluded that the sense of alarm as a diagnostic tool has been taken seriously by Dutch tribunals. Its timely development is considered to be an element of the professional standards for doctors. ... read more

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‘Gut feelings’ in general practice in Europe

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Conclusion: the 'sense of alarm' is a familiar phenomenon in general practices in Europe. We propose to use the English phrase 'gut feelings' in further research reports. ... read more

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Het ‘pluis/niet-pluis’- gevoel van de huisarts (Huisarts NU)

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Dit artikel is een vertaling en bewerking van het in BMC Fam Practice gepubliceerde onderzoek naar de diagnostische rol van pluis en niet-pluis in de huisartspraktijk. Het werd gepubliceerd in Huisarts Nu.... read more

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The diagnostic role of gut feelings in general practice

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Conclusion: gut feelings are familiar to most GPs in the Netherlands and play a substantial role in their everyday routine. The participants distinguished two types of gut feelings, a sense of reassurance and a sense of alarm. We need more research into the contributions of individual determinants and into the test properties of gut feelings to make the concept suitable for medical education.... read more

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