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The Relationship between Critical Thinking Disposition and Clinical Reasoning in Medical Residents of Medical University of Isfahan
Mehdi Bagheri , Athar Omid , Mahmood Kohan, Seyde Ahmad Mohamadi kia
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences , athar.omid@gmail.com
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Introduction: Judgment on serious clinical situation, deciding to maintain the vitality of human in sophisticated problems, and thinking in difficult situations require critical thinking in the field of health. In the academic year 2017, this study examined the relationship between Critical Thinking Disposition and Clinical Reasoning in Medical Residents of Medical University of Isfahan (MUI).
Methods: This cross-sectional study was a descriptive-analytic type. The statistical consisted of the assistants in Alzahra and Amin Hospitals of MUI. The sampling process was carried out in a census (total number), and 48 including 22 male (45.8%) and 26 female (54.2%) assistants participated in this study. The data were collected through SAMTAC questionnaires and DTI) Diagnostic Thinking Inventory( questionnaires. Finally, data were analyzed both descriptively and inferentially using Analysis of Variances.
Results: From among the participants 89.6% adopted positive attitude towards critical thinking and 10.4% adopted ramshackle attitudes towards critical thinking. The average score of clinical reasoning was 105.13 from among 150 scores. From inferential point of view, there were no significant relationship between critical thinking and clinical reasoning skill (p = 0.198). However, as to subscales a significant relationship was disclosed.
Conclusion: Using critical thinking subscales, the quality of assistant exam selection can be enhanced, and the importance of these two issues in clinical decision-making and the promotion of clinical skills requires more attention in the field of health. This way, to upgrade training programs of assistants making changes and inclusion of activities seem to be indispensable.
 
Keywords: critical thinking dispositions, Clinical Reasoning, Medical Residents
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Clinical Teaching
Received: 2018/04/14 | Accepted: 2019/06/26
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Bagheri M, Omid A, Kohan M, Mohamadi kia S A. The Relationship between Critical Thinking Disposition and Clinical Reasoning in Medical Residents of Medical University of Isfahan . Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2019; 19 :259-270
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