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Guided reflection interventions show no effect on diagnostic accuracy in medical students.

Lambe KA, Hevey D, Kelly BD. Guided Reflection Interventions Show No Effect on Diagnostic Accuracy in Medical Students. Front Psychol. 2018;9:2297. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02297.

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March 20, 2019
Lambe KA, Hevey D, Kelly BD. Front Psychol. 2018;9:2297.

This randomized educational experiment found that medical students in their final years of training did not perform better on diagnosing standardized cases when given a guided reflection method compared to simply using their first impression. This study emphasizes the challenge in developing tools for clinicians to enhance diagnostic cognition.

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Lambe KA, Hevey D, Kelly BD. Guided Reflection Interventions Show No Effect on Diagnostic Accuracy in Medical Students. Front Psychol. 2018;9:2297. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02297.