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Physical, Neurological, Psychological Evalulations

This block’s last integrated problem solving (IPS) case study dealt with a seven year old boy who presents to a child psychiatrist with behavioral problems, trouble in school, antisocial tendencies, etc. Last week, my group’s analysis of the case file narrowed down our differential to ADHD, but an interesting point …

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Integrated Problem Solving

Most medical schools require preclinical students take a course where they work in groups to complete a differential diagnosis of a patient case. A facilitator (researcher, physician, etc.) moderates the group’s activity by providing relevant feedback but should have a minimal role in conducting the session. Baylor Med calls this …

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