ERIC Number: EJ264690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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Knowledge, Realism, and Diagnostic Reasoning in a Physical Diagnosis Course.
Voytovich, Anthony E.; Rippey, Robert M.
Journal of Medical Education, v57 n6 p461-67 Jun 1982
In a study of tests on diagnosis it was found that confidence measures of knowledge adjusted for reasoning were more reliable than conventional measures of knowledge, supporting the idea that knowledge enhances the ability to recognize the diagnostic entities, and realism is associated with fewer premature closures. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
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