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A model for doctors to follow with patients experiencing emotional distress

Being an effective caregiver includes many challenges. One includes the ability to effectively consult with patients in emotional distress. Fortunately, there are resources available to help practitioners and students develop skills in this area. One such resource is an article recently published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling.(1) In this article, Lundeby and...
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ANOVA: Analysis of Variance

ANOVA, or analysis of variance, is a statistical procedure you will often see mentioned and used in scientific literature. But what is it? Arun Kumar offers a nice look at this technique in a blog post from 2013 (http://blog.minitab.com/blog/statistics-in-the-field/understanding-anova-by-looking-at-your-household-budget). He begins by noting that in order to understand ANOVA, you need to grapple with...
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A model to follow for patients experiencing emotional distress

Being an effective caregiver includes many challenges. One includes the ability to effectively consult with patients in emotional distress. Fortunately, there are resources available to help practitioners and students develop skills in this area. One such resource is an article recently published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling.(1) In this article, Lundeby and...
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Ethics in Clinical Research

In reading clinical research, one thing a practitioner may not think to consider is the human subject ethics of the project they are reviewing. Yet this is an important part of the research, and it is supposed to be reported. What you would look for would be a statement that the participants in the...
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Even more about more on diagnostic testing

It’s like a sore spot I can’t stop poking! If you’ve been following this blog you will have read a number of submissions by my colleague Dana Lawrence and myself on the shortcomings of Sensitivity and Specificity in clinical decision making. From a clinician’s point of view you really need to use likelihood ratios....
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What are you communicating?

A recent study conducted by Bourquin et al., investigated the use of technical language by medical students in simulated patient interviews.(1) Investigators found that medical students often communicated by using words that were unfamiliar or confusing to patients. A few of the words used without explanation and that were unclear for patients included chemotherapy,...
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