"Clinical skills refer to address the key concerns over the medical practices by exploring the best patient oriented clinical research and by exhibiting this information both directly, as clinical findings, and in practice oriented formats of direct application in day-to-day situations.”
The term ‘clinical skills’ refers to those clinical examination and procedural skills commonly performed in real or simulated clinical environments.
Aims and Scope of the Journal:
International Journal of Clinical Skills has a vital role in promoting practice-changing findings and analyzing the implications for contemporary medicine.
In Practical, Clinical skills refer to “combination of physical techniques and safety principles that are designed to allow an individual to protect (oneself) from physical injury and escape from a potentially aggressive situation”.
Clinical Skills addresses all aspects facing by clinical practitioners today. International Journal of Clinical Skills renders exciting and innovative ways of learning about clinical skills. Links between the theoretical knowledge and practice are more commanding.
The International Journal of Clinical Skills (IJOCS) is a peer reviewed International Journal, which will promote the sharing of information and evidence based research, as well as bringing together the clinical community.
The Journals aims to flourish and to maintain the standards in research and practice, provide platform and opportunity to present evidence based medicine and analytical assessment of research and probably it is much in deed for students, teachers and health care professionals to enhance the patient care.
Knows about the skill: This includes knowledge about the skill, including underlying theory behind the practice. In relation to procedural skills it involves knowledge of indications, contraindications, potential complications and alternate strategies or approaches if the skill is unsuccessful or unable to be performed.
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