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“Simply put, evidence-based decisions combine clinical expertise, the most recent relevant and best available scientific evidence, patient circumstances and owner’s values.” - RCVS Knowledge, August 31, 2015

In the literature search component of Diagnostic Challenges, students will formulate a clinical question from their case, search and evaluate the scientific literature, and use what they have learned to inform their diagnosis, treatment, or communication with their client. This exercise is designed to support the development of systems and strategies for life-long learning. For a complete description of the exercise see the Diagnostic Challenges 2016 Library Guide.

Recommended pre-DC reading for students and facilitators:
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