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clinical decision-making

Innovations in teaching: a learning format designed to enhance critical appraisal skills

July 09, 2014

Aim: to create a learning experience which enhances clinical competence by encouraging critical appraisal and accurate self-assessment. Method: Strategies for enhancing participants’ appraisal skills included: -preparation of a “case study” to demonstrate clinical decision making in primary practice. -self-evaluation of that case study according to a pre-determined framework. -critiquing of case studies prepared by peers.

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The integration of a surface electromyography in the clinical decision making process: a case report

July 08, 2014

Objective: To demonstrate how the findings of surface electromyography (S.E.M.G.) were integrated into the clinical decision-making process. Clinical Features: This is a retrospective review of the file of a 27-year-old male suffering from mechanical low back pain. He was evaluated on 3 separate occasions over a 3 year period. History, radiography, functional outcome studies, visual-numerical

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