Role of clinical context in residents’ physical examination diagnostic accuracy.

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Role of clinical context in residents' physical examination diagnostic accuracy.

Med Educ. 2011 Apr;45(4):415-21

Authors: Sibbald M, Panisko D, Cavalcanti RB

Clinical context may act as both an aid to decision making and a source of bias contributing to medical error. The effect of clinical history, a form of clinical context, on the diagnostic accuracy of the physical examination is unknown.

PMID: 21401690 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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