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So-called gut feelings play a substantial role in primary physicians' diagnostic reasoning, but in combination with analytical reasoning, Dutch researchers say. Erik Stolper of Maastricht University, The Netherlands, worked with a team of 27 medical opinion leaders to define gut feelings closely and allow future research to evaluate the effectiveness of the gut-compass. The panel concluded a sense of alarm means a primary care physician perceives an uneasy feeling, indicating concern about a...
'Gut feelings' experienced by GPs play a substantial role in their diagnostic reasoning process, but always in combination with analytical reasoning.
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