Summarized real clinical cases use to learn clinical aptitude

Héctor Cobos-Aguilar, Patricia Pérez-Cortés, Teresa de Jesús Benavides-Caballero, Arturo Vázquez-Guerrero, Brenda Arteaga-Chávez, Ana Cepeda-Corona, Selene Nájera-Rubio, Andrea Rangel-Padilla, Diana Peralta-Chávez

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OBJECTIVE: to evaluate clinical skills indicators (CSI) with summarized real clinical cases (SRCC) by two generations of pregraduates interns. METHODS: with a descriptive survey design 430 SRCC were elaborated according to the CSI: risk factors, clinical diagnosis, laboratory and x-ray diagnosis, commission and omission iatrogenesis procedures, therapeutics, nosology and peer critical medical actions. An evaluation scale for the clinical cases included: a relationship with the clinical experience, and the CSI selected. The final evaluation was considered as adequate or inadequate and was performed independently by three medical social service students. RESULTS: except for family medicine, the SRCC were related to the clinical experience of the students. A 62 % of the total was considered as adequate. The CSI assessed were related to risk factors (18 %), clinical diagnosis (32 %), omission and commission iatrogenesis (9 %), laboratory and x-ray diagnosis resources (16 %), therapeutics (17 %), nosology (9 %) and a critical to peer medical actions (3 %). CONCLUSIONS: the SRCC patients studied from different points of view by the interns included the CSI. Therefore, this action is advisable for the improvement of the patients' clinical approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-164
Number of pages8
JournalRevista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009

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Cobos-Aguilar, H., Pérez-Cortés, P., Benavides-Caballero, T. D. J., Vázquez-Guerrero, A., Arteaga-Chávez, B., Cepeda-Corona, A., Nájera-Rubio, S., Rangel-Padilla, A., & Peralta-Chávez, D. (2009). Summarized real clinical cases use to learn clinical aptitude. Revista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, 157-164.