- "Double Reflection": A Practical Approach to Teach Patient-Doctor Communication in Oncology. MANNHARDT, ANN-KRISTINE; OGBONNAYA, LUCKY; GIESELER, FRANK // Oncologist;Sep2013, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1058
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Well, I Think There Is Great Variation": A Qualitative Study of Oncologists' Experiences and Views Regarding Medical Criteria and Other Factors Relevant to Treatment Decisions in Advanced Cancer" in the January 2013 issue is presented.
- A flawed system. Conn, Joseph // Modern Healthcare;1/28/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p40
The article focuses on the insights of Lawrence Weed, dean of healthcare information technology (IT) iconoclasts, on health IT in the U.S. He believes that medical education system is the root of the problem, noting that medical schools kept defending the idea of clinical judgment. He says the...
- DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT. Pavić, Žarko // Singidunum Scientific Review / Singidunum Revija;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p191
Our development strategy of the health management education in Serbia contains two interactive functions: Health Management Education System (HMES) and Health Policy Development Program (HPDP). We prepared the original undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree proposal in the field of the...
- Dealing with uncertainty in general practice: an essential skill for the general practitioner. O'Riordan, Margaret; Aktürk, Zekeriya; Ortiz, José Miguel Bueno; Dağdeviren, Nezih; Elwyn, Glyn; Micallef, Adrian; Murtonen, Mikko; Samuelson, Marianne; Struk, Per; Tayar, Danny; Thesen, Janecke; Dahinden, André // Quality in Primary Care;2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p175
Many patients attending general practice do not have an obvious diagnosis at presentation. Skills to deal with uncertainty are particularly important in general practice as undifferentiated and unorganised problems are a common challenge for general practitioners (GPs). This paper describes the...
- The contracting gamble: What your colleagues are betting on. Terry, Ken // Medical Economics;10/05/98, Vol. 75 Issue 19, p125
Presents the results of a survey which examined physician choices in managed care. Problems associated with managed care; Details on the burden which physicians face in dealing with health care plans; Association of risk contacts versus primary care-capitation.
- Improving clinical practice using clinical decision support systems: a systematic review of trials to identify features critical to success. Kawamoto, Kensaku; Houlihan, Caitlin A.; Balas, E. Andrew; Lobach, David F. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/2/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7494, p765
Objective To identify features of clinical decision support systems critical for improving clinical practice. Design Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Data sources Literature searches via Medline, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register up to 2003; and searches of...
- Combating junior doctors' "4am logic": a challenge for medical ethics education. McDougall, R. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p203
Undergraduate medical ethics education currently focuses on ethical concepts and reasoning. This paper uses an intern's story of an ethically challenging situation to argue that this emphasis is problematic in terms of ensuring students' ethical practice as junior doctors. The story suggests...
- Accuracy of diagnoses predicted from a simple patient questionnaire stratified by the duration of general ambulatory training: an observational study. Takanori Uehara; Masatomi Ikusaka; Yoshiyuki Ohira; Mitsuyasu Ohta; Kazutaka Noda; Tomoko Tsukamoto; Toshihiko Takada; Masahito Miyahara // International Journal of General Medicine;2014, Vol. 7, p13
Purpose: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of diseases predicted from patient responses to a simple questionnaire completed prior to examination by doctors with different levels of ambulatory training in general medicine. Participants and methods: Before patient examination, five trained...
- GPC anger as ministers strip GPs of control over training. Hairon, Nerys // Pulse;5/31/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 22, p14
Reports on the criticisms made by the General Practitioners Committee against the Great Britain government over the regulation and control of training for physicians. Physicians' postgraduate training; Special needs of doctors' training; Implications for medical care.