This module, Clinical Decision Rules, must be completed first. It introduces the concept of evidence based medicine and the creation and use of clinical decision rules.
Duration: 90 minutes
This first module focuses on Clinical Decision Rules and will answer the following questions:
- What are they?
- How are they developed?
- What do you need to know to use them appropriately?
- How would you use clinical decision rules to help you decide if a patient required diagnostic imaging?
- Assessing the quality of a clinical decision rule – how good does it have to be to be useful?
- What else do you need to think about when you consider imaging a patient with a particular condition, apart from estimating the risk of serious pathology?
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