Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, 4th Edition

Editors :
Joy Higgs & Gail M. Jensen & Stephen Loftus & Nicole Christensen

Clinical reasoning lies at the core of health care practice and education. Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, therefore, occupies a central place in the education of health professionals, the enhancement of professional decision making ......view more

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Clinical reasoning lies at the core of health care practice and education. Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, therefore, occupies a central place in the education of health professionals, the enhancement of professional decision making of individuals and groups of practitioners with their clients, and research into optimal practice reasoning.

New to this edition

All chapters updated and 20 new chapters added

Concrete examples, cases and vignettes were added to bring discussions to life for the reader

Reflection points strategically placed to assist readers to extend their insights and build learning from their own practical experiences and theoretical knowledge

Devices of particular value to reflective practitioners and educators.


Author Information
Edited by Joy Higgs, AM, PhD, MHPEd, BSc, PFHEA, Professor in Higher Education, Charles Sturt University, Sydney, Australia; Gail M. Jensen, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Professor of Physical Therapy, Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Dean, Graduate School, Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Stephen Loftus, PhD, MSc, BDS, Associate Professor of Medical Education, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Michigan, USA and Nicole Christensen, PhD, MAppSc, BS, BA , Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, California, USA