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Medicine and Health Sciences

2008

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Iowa State University

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The Diagnostic Pathfinder: Ten Years Of Using Technology To Teach Diagnostic Problem Solving, Jared A. Danielson, Eric M. Mills, Pamela J. Vermeer, Holly S. Bender Jan 2008

The Diagnostic Pathfinder: Ten Years Of Using Technology To Teach Diagnostic Problem Solving, Jared A. Danielson, Eric M. Mills, Pamela J. Vermeer, Holly S. Bender

Veterinary Pathology Publications and Papers

The Diagnostic Pathfinder has been used for nearly ten years at multiple colleges of veterinary medicine to teach diagnostic problem solving. A number of prior studies show this tool to be effective. Research in medical diagnostic problem solving provides hints, but no unambiguous answers regarding how such a tool should be designed. This in-depth review of the interface discusses each interaction in terms of how that interaction relates to the tool’s success. Nine faculty members who have taught using the Pathfinder during the last decade responded to interview questions regarding the tool. Their responses supported what had already been ...