Medical education and the forensic pathologist

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The Complete Glossary of Elearning Terms & Jargon Definitions

eLearning

Common sense and sociological explanations. - PubMed

Sociologists have long advocated a sociological approach to explanation by contrasting it with common sense. The argument of this article, however, …

PubMed

Matt Morgan: Medical notes are broken

Matt Morgan discusses how patient notes could be improved <br>One day, you decide to help your daughter with her physics homework. You open a textbook …

Medical Journals

Even smart people are shockingly bad at analyzing sources online. This might be an actual solution.

The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed.<p><b>Many smart people are still very bad at evaluating sources.</b> Stanford’s Sam Wineburg and …

Journalism

Cadaveric dissection as an educational tool for anatomical sciences in the 21st century.

2017 Jun;10(3):286-299. doi: 10.1002/ase.1649. Epub 2016 Aug 30.<p>1Department of Anatomy, Employees' State Insurance, Post Graduate Institute of …

Education

What is Common Sense?

Common sense means paying attention to the obvious. This is not as easy as it sounds, because we all have vivid imaginations, and we tend to get lost …

Medical Journals

I’m proud to be called a junior doctor. Titles are the least of our problems

If the chief medical officer wants to boost rock-bottom morale, instead of giving us a ‘modern name’, she should give us more doctors, more beds and more resources<p>Until Jeremy Hunt chose to weaponise the term, I didn’t give my status as a junior doctor a second’s thought. Sure, it was a bit of a …

Health Care

Understanding the Visual

Infographics

Welcome

THE ONLINE EPITHELIUM<p>Click on an organ to have a look at an interactive 3d model of specific epithelial tissues<p>Welkom at www.epithelium3d.com, an …

3D Modeling

Chapter 11: Making Visual Meanings | Literacies | New Learning

VIDEO MINI-LECTURES<p>Supporting Material<p><b>Visual Representation and Communication</b><p><b>Multimodal Literacies</b><p><b>Perceptual and Mental Images</b><p><b>The Visual Design</b> …

Learning

Why Facts Don't Convince People (and what you can do | TED-Ed

Humans aren't rational creatures, but the folks at 'Social Good Now' have some ideas for what we can do about it.

GMC | Updating our expectations of newly qualified doctors in the UK: reviewing the Outcomes for graduates

Updating our expectations of newly qualified doctors in the UK: reviewing the Outcomes for graduates<p>Until 10 January 2018, we’re consulting on …

Health Care

Doing Gender: An Anthropologist’s Look at Gender in #CBME

<i>(From the E-i-C: During our annual general meeting of the editorial board, we realized that our editorial board was unbalanced and did not include a</i> …

Gender

The ward round is broken

You are the director of a multi-million pound coffee business. The working lives of your employees, not to mention your customers, are dependent on …

Medical Journals

Learn British Sign Language

This was a fantastic course and I cant thank you enough! I have also been studying for my BSL1 and your course has been an invaluable support to …

Learning

Teaching Race Anthropologically - Course Resources

<b>Update 2017</b>: See A Guide to Teaching Race after Charlottesville (August 2017) by Kristin L. Krueger. For my most recent attempts teaching race see …

Racism

Teaching medical students to challenge 'unscientific' racial categories

Politics<p>Teaching medical students to challenge ‘unscientific’ racial categories<p>M<p>INNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Medical students looking to score high on their …

How Prejudice Can Harm Your Health

Long before the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King declared health inequity the most shocking and inhumane form of injustice, W.E.B. Du Bois wrote that “the Negro death rate and sickness are largely matters of condition and not due to racial traits and tendencies.” Before Du Bois made <i>his case,</i> James …

Discrimination

Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

One night in July, 1964, the logician Lotfi Zadeh found himself alone in his parents’ New York apartment, his dinner plans cancelled. At the time, Zadeh later wrote, he was doing “a lot of thinking about basic issues in systems analysis, especially the issue of unsharpness of class boundaries”—that …

Albert Einstein

Varieties of clinical reasoning. - PubMed

RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:<p>Clinical reasoning comprises a variety of different modes of inference. The modes that are practiced will be …

Selecting clinical diagnoses: logical strategies informed by experience.

2016 Aug;22(4):588-97. doi: 10.1111/jep.12417. Epub 2015 Jul 23.<p>1Department of Pathology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA.2Department of …

Fear of knowledge: Clinical hypotheses in diagnostic and prognostic reasoning.

2016 Nov 24. doi: 10.1111/jep.12664. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, …

A concept analysis of abductive reasoning. - PubMed

AIM:<p>To describe an analysis of the concept of abductive reasoning.<p>BACKGROUND:<p>In the discipline of nursing, abductive reasoning has received only …

Clinical disagreement: I. How often it occurs and why.

SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. I. INTRODUCTION, PRINCIPLES, AND CONCEPTS.

Novel aspects in diagnostic approach to respiratory patients: is it the time for a new semiotics?

2017 Jun 27;12:15. doi: 10.1186/s40248-017-0098-z. eCollection 2017.<p>1Emergency Department, Valle del Serchio General Hospital, Castelnuovo Garfagnana …

A brief history of post-truth in medicine

• Nigel Hawkes, freelance journalist<p>London, UK<p>nigel.hawkes1{at}btinternet.com<p>From antivaccine conspiracy theories to climate change denial to …

The Believing Brain: Why Science Is the Only Way Out of Belief-Dependent Realism

Was President Barack Obama born in Hawaii? I find the question so absurd, not to mention possibly racist in its motivation, that when I am confronted …

The Believing Brain

The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions – How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.<p>Little, Brown Book Group, …