TITLE: WHAT MAKES MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS SO DIFFICULT?
Physicians share the belief that diagnostic expertise is largely an issue of knowledge and skill: the more experience a physician has, the better his or her diagnoses. While this belief has a basis in fact, it underestimates the extent to which physicians are influenced by processes or events that are generally not considered to be critical. Strategies to counteract these obstacles to diagnostic accuracy will be discussed.
To help participants become up-to-date with recent developments in the field of clinical reasoning.
Those interested in clinical reasoning and its teaching.