A place for new research directions

Joy Higgs, Stephen Loftus

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    Abstract

    Health care practitioners often have to make clinical decisions in complex and difficult circumstances. Good clinical reasoning can help reduce some of the pressures and demands that a busy clinician faces and the editors of this book help facilitate this process. This third edition includes expansion of significant new trends in clinical decision making practice and research, a new focus on clinical reasoning communication, collaboration and negotiation and the patient and client's role in making decisions, an extension of clinical reasoning education approaches, a review of research methods, a deeper exploration of the nature of practice knowledge and the sociocultural, historical framework of knowledge construction, and further examination of experience and professional artistry in clinical reasoning.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationClinical reasoning in the health professions
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherButterworth-Heinemann
    Pages213-220
    Number of pages8
    Edition3rd ed. / 19
    ISBN (Print)9780750688857
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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