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Differential Diagnosis - Foundational Clinical Decision Making

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Overview

Differential diagnosis is a term used to describe the process of improving the probability of a correct diagnosis and an appropriate application of treatment. Selected epidemiological concepts (e.g., sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratios) allow the clinician to target the most effective tests and measures to further improve probability.


Objectives

Following your active participation in this course, you will be able to:

Discuss the elements necessary for differential diagnosis;

Compare and contrast diseases and syndromes;

Understand the components of clinical gestalt and recognize the limitations of this reasoning method;

Outline and identify internal biases associated with clinical decision making;

Analyze the weaknesses of all clinical tests and measures;

Develop a working vocabulary of the language of diagnostic accuracy;

Recognize and apply tips for improving pre-test probability;

Understand the role of order in an examination.


CPD Points : 2


Comments

This course was developed by EDUCATA. An American based online learning provider for physiotherapists.

Please be aware that this course requires Adobe Flash player software to run.

Courses are available for 180 days from purchase date.

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