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Fifteen-minute consultation: Asking questions: the puzzles and problems model
  1. Ian D Wacogne1,
  2. Martin Ward Platt2
  1. 1 Department of General Paediatrics, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2 Department of Neonatal Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ian D Wacogne, Department of General Paediatrics, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham B4 6NH, UK; ian.wacogne{at}


People are full of useful advice, especially when you make the transition to the senior doctor grade. We present a very helpful model we have used over some time to aid us when we have issues.

  • medical education
  • paediatric practice

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  • Contributors IDW and MWP contributed equally to this manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.