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ERIC Number: EJ404139
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Comparing Information-Gathering Strategies of Medical Students and Physicians in Diagnosing Simulated Medical Cases.
Palchik, Nancy S.; And Others
Academic Medicine, v65 n2 p107-13 Feb 1990
The study examined how 3 medical information-gathering processes (history-taking, physical examination, and diagnostic studies) influenced 175 second-year medical students' formulations of the differential and the principal diagnoses of 14 simulated patient management problems in comparison with experienced clinicians. Students emphasized diagnostic studies whereas physicians emphasized patient history. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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