Clinical Narratives: Bridging the Gap between Medical Texts and Clinical Practice
Reading medical texts is always a serious challenge for medical students because they are expected to be able to apply it in clinical practice. Studies show that medical students fail to use the content of medical texts in clinical practice. In many cases, this failure is attributed to incomplete or incorrect learning of the contents of the books, and the lack of a suitable guide for better and more effective reading of medical resources. The question addressed in this article is how medical texts should be read in order to be used in daily clinical practice. This article will be divided into two parts. In the first part, an attempt is made to address theoretical foundations based on illness script theory. In the second part, by quoting a part of a medical reference book, we try to show how medical texts can be read effectively.
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