Journal Article

An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB, et al. JAMA. 2010;304:1191-7.

Medical students who received specific training in probing for contextual factors (biomedical or psychosocial factors that could impact diagnosis or treatment) while interviewing patients were better able to develop individualized treatment plans.