Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions / Edition 1

Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions / Edition 1

by Joy Higgs
     
 

Clinical reasoning is the foundation of professional clinical practice. Totally revised and updated, this book continues to provide the essential text on the theoretical basis of clinical reasoning in the health professions and examines strategies for assisting learners, scholars and clinicians develop their reasoning expertise.

  • key chapters revised and

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Overview

Clinical reasoning is the foundation of professional clinical practice. Totally revised and updated, this book continues to provide the essential text on the theoretical basis of clinical reasoning in the health professions and examines strategies for assisting learners, scholars and clinicians develop their reasoning expertise.

  • key chapters revised and updated
  • nature of clinical reasoning sections have been expanded
  • increase in emphasis on collaborative reasoning
  • core model of clinical reasoning has been revised and updated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750607872
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
03/19/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
347

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1Clinical reasoning3
2The development of clinical reasoning expertise24
3Methods in the study of clinical reasoning35
4Clinical reasoning in medicine49
5Clinical reasoning in nursing60
6Clinical reasoning in physiotherapy72
7Clinical reasoning in occupational therapy88
8Teaching clinical reasoning in health science curricula105
9Clinical reasoning and biomedical knowledge: implications for teaching117
10Propositional, professional and personal knowledge in clinical reasoning129
11Parallels between the process of clinical reasoning and categorization147
12Educational technology in the teaching of clinical reasoning and access to knowledge resources157
13Assessing clinical reasoning168
14Self-monitoring of clinical reasoning behaviours: promoting professional growth179
15The case study as an instructional method to teach clinical reasoning193
16Teaching the components of clinical decision analysis in the classroom and clinic204
17Teaching clinical reasoning to occupational therapy students213
18Issues in teaching clinical reasoning to students of speech and hearing science224
19Teaching towards clinical reasoning expertise in physiotherapy practice235
20Teaching clinical reasoning to occupational therapists during fieldwork education246
21Teaching clinical reasoning to nurses in clinical education258
22Using simulated patients to teach clinical reasoning269
23Teaching clinical reasoning to orthoptics students using problem-based learning279
24Teaching clinical reasoning in nursing: an environmental perspective289
25Teaching clinical decision making301
26Facilitating the use and generation of knowledge in clinical reasoning314
27Future directions329
Index343

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