ERIC Number: EJ660005
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Thought Style of Physicians: Strategies for Keeping Up with Medical Knowledge.
Rochel de Camargo, Kenneth, Jr.
Social Studies of Science, v32 n5-6 p827-55 Oct-Dec 2002
Presents a study on how doctors (n=14) select and assess information in practice. The data produced from open-ended interviews was interpreted though a conceptual framework derived from Ludwick Fleck. Concludes that doctors lack adequate resources to assess knowledge. (Contains 52 references.) (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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