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Critical thinking in clinical practice : improving the quality of judgments and decisions

Author: Eileen D Gambrill
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"The knowledge and skills of critical thinking, evidence-based practice, problem solving, judgment, and decision making are essential to effectively serve clients in all types of clinical practices. This book teaches clinicians and students how to avoid fallacies and biases in thinking as well as the skills to make well-informed, ethical decisions. Grounded in the belief that clinical decision making is a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen D Gambrill
ISBN: 9780470904381 0470904380 9781118217016 1118217012 9781118217030 1118217039 9781118216996 1118216997
OCLC Number: 750986223
Description: xvi, 656 pages : illustrations ; 26
Contents: Part I --
Lay of the land --
The need for critical thinking in clinical practice --
Sources of influence on clinical decisions --
Reasons and reasoning: the heart of making decisions --
Different views of knowledge and how to get it: exploring your personal epistemology --
Part II --
Common sources of error --
The influence of language and persuasion strategies --
Formal and informal fallacies: mistakes in thinking and how to avoid them --
Classification, authority, and focusing on pathology --
Part III --
Decision aids --
Content and procedural knowledge --
taking advantage of research on judgment, problem solving, and decision making --
Evidence-based practice: a philosophy and process for making informed decisions --
Posing questions and searching for answers --
Critical appraisal of practice- and policy-related research: the need for skepticism --
Part IV --
Applying critical thinking skills to clinical decisions --
Making decisions about data collection --
Discovering causes of clients' problems: common biases --
making predictions: improving the odds --
Enhancing the quality of case conferences, team meetings, and organizational culture --
Part V --
The future --
Overcoming personal obstacles to critical thinking --
Maintaining critical thinking skills.
Responsibility: Eileen Gambrill.
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