Subject: Friend, OSCE Made Easy: Breaking Bad News, HIV positive using OSCEhome question boxes

Friend, OSCE Made Easy: Breaking Bad News, HIV positive using OSCEhome question boxes

August 26th, 2016 at 3:13 pm EDT

Hello Friend, I wanted to share this with you.. I received an email asking about how to use OSCEhome questions boxes to perform in an OSCE station for a patient coming to your office for his HIV test results. Here is exactly what you have to do in t ...

Friend, how to protect yourself during "difficult" patient interviews?

August 25th, 2016 at 3:13 pm EDT

Hello Friend,Diagnostic accuracy declines significantly when physicians are faced with "difficult patients," regardless of amount of time spent or case complexity, new research shows. Two studies conducted by researchers from Erasmus Medical Center, ...

What does 'focused' history taking and physical mean?

August 24th, 2016 at 3:10 am EDT

Hello Friend, I received the following email from an OSCE candidate and would like to share it with you: Dear Dr Al lmari, I am still confused regarding Focused physical examination. I need your guidance for 5 min, 8 min stations. I ...

Efficient time management during patients'interviews prevents physicians burnout, too.

August 23rd, 2016 at 3:09 am EDT

Hello Friend, I advise you to read this interesting article recently published in the Annals of Family Medicine.In this uncontrolled pilot study, participating in an abbreviated mindfulness training course adapted for primary care clinicians was ass ...

How difficult, complicated and nerve-racking is the OSCEs?

August 22nd, 2016 at 3:07 am EDT

Hello Friend, Remember how difficult, complicated and nerve-racking it was when you first tried to drive a car? You had to remember seemingly umpteen things at the same time. Everything was new. And it required great concentration just to reme ...