A single-centre audit of junior doctors' diagnostic activity in medical admissions.

  title={A single-centre audit of junior doctors' diagnostic activity in medical admissions.},
  author={Sunil Bhandari},
  journal={The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh},
  volume={39 4},
  • S. Bhandari
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Medicine
  • The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Practising doctors are distinguished from other healthcare staff by their role in making a clinical diagnosis. Huge changes in training and working practice in the past 15 years may have left many junior doctors ill equipped or preferring not to synthesise information to conclude a clerking with a diagnosis or differential diagnosis. This report details a retrospective study of acute medical admissions (AMU) first seen in the emergency department (A&E) and the diagnostic activity of junior… 

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