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by Dr Allison Miller

Developing Clinical Reasoning to Tackle the KFP

As a GP, we are undertaking clinical reasoning with nearly every patient that we see. It is most often automatic. However, in preparation for the KFP exam, it can be helpful to deconstruct the clinical reasoning process. The ultimate goal, however, is to make us better clinicians, not just to pass the exam!

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Dr Allison Miller

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Dr Allison Miller

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Dr Allison Miller

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