An analysis of clinical reasoning through a recent and comprehensive approach: the dual-process theory

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Pelaccia, Thierry; Tardif, Jacques; Triby, Emmanuel; Charlin, Bernard;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Medical Education Online,volume 16 (issn: 1087-2981, eissn: 1087-2981)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/meo.v16i0.5890, pmc: PMC3060310
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | diagnostic errors | Dual process | Feature Article | R5-920 | expertise | dual-process; analytical reasoning; expertise; professional intuition; hypothetico-deduction; pattern recognition; diagnostic errors | LC8-6691 | professional intuition | hypothetico-deduction | Medicine (General) | analytical reasoning | pattern recognition

Context: Clinical reasoning plays a major role in the ability of doctors to make diagnoses and decisions. It is considered as the physician’s most critical competence, and has been widely studied by physicians, educationalists, psychologists and sociologists. Sinc... View more
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