What Is Medical Intuition?
Medical Intuition is designed to identify and assess the underlying drivers, or root causes, of imbalance - to not only help promote physical wellbeing, but also emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing.
Medical Intuition is part of the emerging field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and focuses on pinpoint visualization skills and in-depth intuitive scanning to obtain information from the physical body and energy systems.
Medical Intuition is intended to identify and evaluate energetic structures and patterns in the physical systems of the body, as well as the energy systems of the body (the biofield), that can correspond to illness, imbalance and disease.
In addition, Medical Intuition is designed to address the energetic influence of thoughts, beliefs and emotions, and how they impact the health and wellbeing of an individual.
Although Medical Intuition uses the word "medical," the use of Medical Intuition is not to be construed as the practice of medicine, psychotherapy, or any other licensed healthcare practice. A revolutionary new approach in mind-body healthcare, Medical Intuition can provide essential and practical support to any allopathic, integrative, functional, CAM, and holistic healthcare practice.
Medical Intuitive readings were first documented in the early 1900s by the writings of intuitive Edgar Cayce. Medical Intuition also gained awareness in the 1990s through Caroline Myss, whose work was verified and supported by Dr. C. Norman Shealy.
Recent advances in the field of mind-body medicine suggest the importance of using intuition when treating clients and patients, based on theory and empirical research from traumatology, psychoneuroimmunology, spiritual psychology, and holistic nursing theory, among others.
Recent Research on Intuition in Healthcare (2017)
Relationship between the use of intuition in clinical practice and the clinical competence of critical care nurses. Hassani P, Abdi A, Jalali R, Salari N. Int J Evid Based Healthc. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/XEB.0000000000000113. [Epub ahead of print]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28692455
How Expert Clinicians Intuitively Recognize a Medical Diagnosis. Brush JE Jr, Sherbino J, Norman GR. Am J Med. 2017 Jun;130(6):629-634. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.01.045. Epub 2017 Feb 24. Review. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28238695
Mindfulness practice: A promising approach to reducing the effects of clinician implicit bias on patients. Burgess DJ, Beach MC, Saha S. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Feb;100(2):372-376. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.09.005. Epub 2016 Sep 15. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27665499
Clinical Intuition in the nursing process and decision-making-A mixed-studes review. Melin-Johansson C, Palmqvist R, Rönnberg L., J Clin Nurs. (2017) Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13814.
Intuitive Judgment in the Context of Osteopathic Clinical Reasoning. Liem T. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2017 Sep 1;117(9):586-594. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2017.113.
Intuition in Clinical Decision Making: Differences Among Practicing Nurses. Miller EM, Hill PD.J Holist Nurs. 2017 Aug 1:898010117725428. doi: 10.1177/0898010117725428
Use 'nursing intuition' in assessments, say senior care home staff. Nurse Older People. 2017 May 31;29(5):7. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.5.7.s6.
Use of Intuition by Critical Care Nurses: A Phenomenological Study, Hassani P, Abdi A, Jalali R, Salari N (2016), Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 10 February 2016, Volume 7 Pages 65-71. https://www.dovepress.com/use-of-intuition-by-critical-care-nurses-a-phenomenological-study-peer-reviewed-article-AMEP
How Expert Clinicians Intuitively Recognize a Medical Diagnosis. Brush JE Jr, Sherbino J, Norman GR. Am J Med. 2017 Jun;130(6):629-634. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.01.045. Epub 2017 Feb 24. Review.