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Script-theory virtual case: a novel tool for education and research

Abstract:
Context/Setting: The script theory of diagnostic reasoning proposes that clinicians evaluate cases in the context of an “illness script,” iteratively testing internal hypotheses against new information eventually reaching a diagnosis. We present a novel tool for teaching diagnostic reasoning to undergraduate medical students based on an adaptation of script theory.

Intervention: We developed a virtual patient case that used clinically authentic aud... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3109/0142159x.2016.1170776

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Medical teacher Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
11
Pages:
1130-1138
Publication date:
2016-04-21
Acceptance date:
2016-03-22
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EISSN:
1466-187X
ISSN:
0142-159X
Pubs id:
pubs:619718
URN:
uri:34010fad-f5ff-4640-aab3-09a0497ee999
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uuid:34010fad-f5ff-4640-aab3-09a0497ee999
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pubs:619718

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