No name (Cognitive strategies used by GPs in diagnostic reasoning)




Developers: Norbert D-Banzhoff, Judith Seidel, Anna M Sikeler, Stefan Bösner, Maria Vogelmeier, Anja Westram, Markus Feufel, Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Odette Wegwarth, Gerd Gigerenzer

Year of publication: 2017

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: General practice

Restriction to setting(s): Exclusion of non-diagnostic and followup consultatons

Target group: Primary care

Language(s): German

Translations(s): English

Specific constructs/behaviours:

Cognitive strategies: inductive foraging (patient), descriptive questioning, triggered routines, hypothesis testing (physician)

Tool topics:

Task-oriented/technical/instrumental communication

Intended application: Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Donner-Banzhoff N, Seidel J, Sikeler AM, Bösner S, Vogelmeier M, Westram A, Feufel M, Gaissmaier W, Wegwarth O, Gigerenzer G. The phenomenology of the diagnostic process: A primary care–based survey. Medical Decision Making. 2017 Jan;37(1):27-34.
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X16653401

Reference links:

Tool/manual available: No. (N/A)