Assessing clinical reasoning in pediatric emergency medicine: validity evidence for a Script Concordance Test.

  title={Assessing clinical reasoning in pediatric emergency medicine: validity evidence for a Script Concordance Test.},
  author={B. Carri{\`e}re and R. Gagnon and B. Charlin and Steven Downing and G. Bordage},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={53 5},
  • B. Carrière, R. Gagnon, +2 authors G. Bordage
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Annals of emergency medicine
  • STUDY OBJECTIVE Clinical reasoning is a crucial skill for all residents to acquire during their training. During most patient encounters in pediatric emergency medicine, physicians and trainees are challenged by diagnostic, investigative, and treatment uncertainties. The Script Concordance Test may provide a means to assess reasoning skills in the context of uncertainty in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine. We gathered validity evidence for the use of a pediatric emergency medicine… CONTINUE READING
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