Few of you would disagree that the quality of clinical diagnosis relates to how well you have taken a patient’s history, done a clinical examination, and requested appropriate further investigations. This has parallels with the way in which you are more likely to reach a robust career decision if it is based on thorough self assessment followed by sufficient research to obtain accurate information about different career options.
But life doesn’t always match these ideals. In many parts of the world accurate diagnosis is impeded by lack of appropriate diagnostic technology. And those of you who have not managed to secure an appointment might feel that doing accurate career research in the current climate is a similarly impossible task.
Title: Career decision making in an age of uncertainty.
Authors: Joan Reid