Subject: How to manage the nerve-racking OSCEs and patient interviews?

How to manage the nerve-racking OSCEs and patient interviews?

April 28th, 2019 at 3:13 am EST

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 ...

Friend, why should you implement the OSCEhome flowcharts in your clinical practice?

April 27th, 2019 at 3:13 am EST

Hello Friend, Why should you implement the OSCEhome flowcharts in your OSCEs and clinical practice? Do you often forget to ask or examine your patients about specific things? Did that make you feel embarrassed and frustrated? Off course, it make ...

What does 'focused' history taking and physical mean?

April 26th, 2019 at 3:13 pm EST

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 ...

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

April 25th, 2019 at 3:10 pm EST

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, ...