Gut feelings should not be ignored: study

The observational study suggested GP intuition had “red flag properties” in cases where characteristic symptoms and signs have yet to develop, researchers said.

Primary care researchers analysed the presentations of 3890 Belgian children (mean age five years) and recorded doctors’ overall clinical impression, including whether they felt something was wrong but they did not know why.

Of 3369 children who were assessed as having a non-severe illness and for whom initial

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