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  1. Evidence based medicine (EBM) helps clinicians to integrate latest research evidence into their daily clinical practice. There is a need for all healthcare professions to adopt it in order to provide safe and ...

    Authors: Megha B. Unadkat, Caroline K. Mbuba, Anthony K. Ngugi and Dorothy Kamya

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:537

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Integration of clinical skills, ethical decision-making, and reflection skills have emerged as cornerstones of clinical teaching in medical schools. This study aimed to detect whether a multimodal learning env...

    Authors: Serpil Yaylaci, Yesim Isil Ulman, Kevser Vatansever, Gamze Senyurek, Suha Turkmen, Hasan Aldinc and Cem Gun

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:536

    Content type: Research

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  3. Narrative Medicine may mitigate physician burnout by increasing empathy and self-compassion, and by encouraging physicians to deeply connect with patient stories/experiences. However, Narrative Medicine has be...

    Authors: Lauren Michelle Edwards, Yeuen Kim, Matthew Stevenson, Tyler Johnson, Nora Sharp, Anna Reisman and Malathi Srinivasan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:535

    Content type: Research

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  4. The COVID-19 epidemic affected the career choice of healthcare professionals and students. Career choice regret of healthcare professionals and students during COVID-19 outbreak and its affected factors are la...

    Authors: Guoyi Yang, Ling Wang, Jia Wang, Zixian Geng, Huixin Liu and Tao Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:534

    Content type: Research

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  5. Refugees tend to have a higher risk of mental ill-health and use mental health services less than the native-born population during their first 10 years in Sweden. Intercultural interactions between refugees a...

    Authors: Jordanos Tewelde McDonald, Marie Dahlin and Sofie Bäärnhielm

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:533

    Content type: Research

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  6. Vertigo and dizziness (VD) are among the most frequently seen symptoms in clinics and are important for medical students, especially for those in Chinese standardized residency training (SRT). The aim of our s...

    Authors: Rui Xu, Chunmei Duan, Qian He, Zhaoyou Meng, Gong Wang, Shu Liu, Meng Guo, Xiaoyan Chen, Yue Wang, Wei Duan, Qin Zhang, Qingwu Yang, Xiaojun Liang and Yang Bai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:532

    Content type: Research

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  7. One of the main elements that help students in research projects and composing dissertations is the student-supervisor relationship. A valid and reliable tool to measure this seems essential and it is the obje...

    Authors: Hooman Daryoushi, Amir Jalali, Ehsan Karimi, Nader Salari and Parvin Abbasi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:531

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Online communication has taken over in the last 2 years due to the frequent lockdowns because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Overburdened physicians in this pandemic are struggling to get enough time to teach clini...

    Authors: Sumera Nisar, Usman Mahboob, Rehan Ahmed Khan and Durraiz Rehman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:530

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Many initiatives have emerged worldwide to handle the surge of hospitalizations during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. In France, the University of Paris North called on its medical students, whose status makes them ...

    Authors: Sandrine Passemard, Albert Faye, Caroline Dubertret, Hugo Peyre, Camille Vorms, Victor Boimare, Stéphane Auvin, Martin Flamant, Philippe Ruszniewski and Jean-Damien Ricard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:529

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Boyle et al. discuss the development and implementation of a Virtual Objective Structured Clinical Examination due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown precluding face-to-face Objective Structured Clinical Examin...

    Authors: Lucinda Zahrah Motie and Shahil Kaini

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:527

    Content type: Correspondence

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  11. The sandwich principle is an educational concept that regularly alternates between collective and individual learning phases within one learning unit. Applying sandwich principle to lectures has proven to be m...

    Authors: Bock Anna, Thomas Christina, Heitzer Marius, Winnand Philipp, Peters Florian, Lemos Martin, Hölzle Frank and Modabber Ali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:525

    Content type: Research

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  12. There is a lack of genetic knowledge among health care professionals especially in some developing countries such as Indonesia. Based on our experience, genetic disorders receive less attention in medical educ...

    Authors: Yolanda Marthia Swandayani, Ferdy Kurniawan Cayami, Tri Indah Winarni and Agustini Utari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:524

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Simulation-based learning with virtual patients is a highly effective method that could potentially be further enhanced by including reflection phases. The effectiveness of reflection phases for learning to di...

    Authors: Maximilian C. Fink, Nicole Heitzmann, Matthias Siebeck, Frank Fischer and Martin R. Fischer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:523

    Content type: Research

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  14. Supportive co-teaching (SCT) is the practice of employing two or more experts whose knowledge and experiences are needed simultaneously to make a connection across different disciplines in a classroom. Althoug...

    Authors: Afsaneh Dehnad, Maryam Jalali, Saeed Shahabi, Parviz Mojgani and Shoaleh Bigdeli

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:522

    Content type: Research

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  15. Incentives for preparation and participation in case-based (CBL) and team-based learning (TBL) differ by virtue of differences in assessment, allowing us to evaluate the role these incentives play in preparati...

    Authors: Gonzalo A. Carrasco, Kathryn C. Behling and Osvaldo Lopez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:521

    Content type: Research

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  16. To prepare nursing students to become critical, autonomous members of the workforce, an agreement among stakeholders on how this can be achieved in the clinical setting is needed. However, a critical discussio...

    Authors: Malou Stoffels, Stephanie M. E. van der Burgt, Terese Stenfors, Hester E. M. Daelmans, Saskia M. Peerdeman and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:520

    Content type: Research

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  17. A growing number of medical schools have individual scholarly projects as a component of their curricula. The fact that all students, and not only those with research interests, have to carry out a project put...

    Authors: Riitta Möller, Annika Wallberg and Maria Shoshan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:519

    Content type: Research

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  18. As part of the worldwide call to enhance the safety of patient handovers of care, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) requires that all graduating students “give or receive a patient handover t...

    Authors: Meghan Michael, Andrew C. Griggs, Ian H. Shields, Mozhdeh Sadighi, Jessica Hernandez, Chrissy Chan, Mary McHugh, Blake E. Nichols, Kavita Joshi, Daniel Testa, Sonika Raj, Richard Preble, Elizabeth H. Lazzara and Philip E. Greilich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:518

    Content type: Technical advance

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  19. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, to palliate to the lockdown and cover academic programs, the faculty of medicine and pharmaceutical sciences (FMPS) of the university of Dschang (UDs) in Cameroon has imp...

    Authors: Dominique Enyama, Eric Vounsia Balti, Sylvain Raoul Simeni Njonnou, Christian Ngongang Ouankou, Fernando Kemta Lekpa, Diomede Noukeu Njinkui, Jovanny Tsuala Fouogue, Jeanne Mayouego Kouam, Guy Sedar Singor Njateng, Bruno Kenfack, Pierre Watcho and Simeon Pierre Choukem

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:517

    Content type: Research

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  20. Communication is an indispensable skill in the everyday working life of a veterinary team. In German higher educational institutions, communication skills training is explicitly mentioned in the curricula of v...

    Authors: Michèle Rauch, Sandra Wissing, Andrea Tipold and Christin Kleinsorgen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:516

    Content type: Research

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  21. In COVID 19 era, the literature on e-learning, or particularly m-learning, has considerably increased focusing on the subject of medical knowledge transfer. Considering the importance of orthopedic knowledge f...

    Authors: Mahla Daliri B.O., Hassan M. Majd and Ali Moradi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:515

    Content type: Research

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  22. Residency training exposes young physicians to a challenging and high-stress environment, making them vulnerable to burnout. Burnout syndrome not only compromises the health and wellness of resident physicians...

    Authors: Cristina Nituica, Oana Alina Bota, John Blebea, Chin-I Cheng and Gus J. Slotman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:514

    Content type: Research

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  23. Developing communication skills is a key competency for residents. Coaching, broadly accepted as a training modality in medical education, has been proven a successful tool for teaching communication skills. L...

    Authors: Marzena Sasnal, Rebecca Miller-Kuhlmann, Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, Shannon Beres, Lucas Kipp, Sarah Lee, Zachary Threlkeld, Aussama K. Nassar and Carl A. Gold

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:513

    Content type: Research

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  24. The global reputation of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led universities in China to conduct online teaching. However, the actual feedback from medical teachers and students regarding online education rema...

    Authors: Yaxiang Song, Shu Wang, Yixian Liu, Xinying Liu and Ai Peng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:512

    Content type: Research

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  25. Microsurgery training has become an important part of ophthalmology teaching and one of the main topics of examination. Accurate and effective evaluation of microsurgery skills is vital for the training and te...

    Authors: Zhihua Zhang, Tianwei Qian, Bijun Zhu, Haiyun Liu, Xiaodong Sun and Xun Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:511

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Emerging research indicates that video otoscopy can be used as a teaching tool to enhance students’ ability to identify outer and middle ear pathologies. However, there is little research on the perceptions of...

    Authors: Ben Sebothoma and Katijah Khoza-Shangase

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:510

    Content type: Research

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  27. Medical dramas have been popular since their inception, especially among medical students. We hypothesized that the recent increase in the availability of TV medical series through online streaming platforms h...

    Authors: Irene Cambra-Badii, Elisabet Moyano, Irene Ortega, Josep-E Baños and Mariano Sentí

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:509

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) are an essential part of the assessment process for medical students. They have traditionally been face-to-face assessments, however, due to the COVID-19 pand...

    Authors: Sami Shaban, Irfan Tariq, Margaret Elzubeir, Ahmed R Alsuwaidi, Alsajir Basheer and Mohi Magzoub

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:508

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Fundus examination is an easy, quick and effective way to diagnose sight- and life-threatening diseases. However, medical students and physicians report lack of proficiency and self-confidence in perform fundo...

    Authors: Gabriel Ayub, Rafael Boava Souza, Andrelisa Marina de Albuquerque and José Paulo Cabral de Vasconcellos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:507

    Content type: Research article

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  30. High-fidelity simulators are highly useful in assessing clinical competency; they enable reliable and valid evaluation. Recently, the importance of peer assessment has been highlighted in healthcare education,...

    Authors: Ji Hye Yu, Mi Jin Lee, Soon Sun Kim, Min Jae Yang, Hyo Jung Cho, Choong Kyun Noh, Gil Ho Lee, Su Kyung Lee, Mi Ryoung Song, Jang Hoon Lee, Miran Kim and Yun Jung Jung

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:506

    Content type: Research

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  31. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world and created a shift in the dental education program. This sudden change in the dental education program may have affected the academic standards of dental students. This...

    Authors: Lan Herr, Myeong Kwan Jih, Jonghyun Shin, Yong Kwon Chae, Hyo-Seol Lee, Sung Chul Choi and Ok Hyung Nam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:505

    Content type: Research

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  32. An ageing population leads up to increasing multi-morbidity and polypharmacy. This demands a comprehensive and interprofessional approach in meeting patients’ complex needs. This study describes graduate stude...

    Authors: K. Svensberg, B. G. Kalleberg, E. O. Rosvold, L. Mathiesen, H. Wøien, L. H. Hove, R. Andersen, T. Waaktaar, H. Schultz, N. Sveaass and R. Hellesö

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:504

    Content type: Research

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  33. Knowledge of the health impacts of environmental exposures (such as pollution disasters, poor air quality, water contamination, climate change) on children’s health has dramatically increased in the past 40 ye...

    Authors: Rose Hannah Goldman, Lauren Zajac, Robert J. Geller and Mark D. Miller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:503

    Content type: Review

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  34. Migration of medical professionals has been rapidly increasing in the past decades and it strongly affects origin and destination countries.

    Authors: Negin Eissazade, Dina Hemmati, Niloofar Ahlzadeh, Mohammadreza Shalbafan, Adeleh Askari-Diarjani, Homa Mohammadsadeghi and Mariana Pinto da Costa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:502

    Content type: Research

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  35. To be a “good doctor” and have “good medical practices” are apparent goals for both medical students and medical faculties. However, the associated implicit and explicit standards could be a source of distress...

    Authors: Miroslav Světlák, Šárka Daňhelová, Barbora Kóša, Alena Slezáčková and Rastislav Šumec

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:500

    Content type: Research

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  36. Due to the progress in COVID-19, education has undergone a huge change all around the world, leading all universities to move towards distance learning. In this context, the majority of instructors tend to mak...

    Authors: Alireza Mortezaei Haftador, Fatemeh Shirazi and Zinat Mohebbi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:499

    Content type: Research

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  37. A virtual reality (VR) simulator is utilized as an inexpensive tool for gaining basic technical competence in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS). We evaluated operator 3D motion sickness while using a VR simulator...

    Authors: Ryo Takata, Mitsugu Kanehira, Yoichiro Kato, Tomohiko Matsuura, Renpei Kato, Shigekatsu Maekawa and Wataru Obara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:498

    Content type: Research

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  38. Relationships between students’ academic performance and their employed study approaches have been studied extensively. However, research using study approaches and learning environment factors as concurrent p...

    Authors: T. Bonsaksen, T. A. Magne, L. Stigen, A. Gramstad, L. Åsli, G. Mørk, S. G. Johnson and T. Carstensen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:496

    Content type: Research

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  39. The COVID-19 pandemic forced dental schools to close their campuses and move didactic instruction online. The abrupt transition to online learning, however, has raised several issues that have not been resolve...

    Authors: Meixun Zheng, Daniel Bender and Cindy Lyon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:495

    Content type: Research

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  40. The conventional methods for teaching neurological examination with real patients to medical students have some limitations if the patient with the symptom or disease is not available. Therefore, we developed ...

    Authors: Sang Gil Han, Young Dae Kim, Tae Young Kong and Junho Cho

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:493

    Content type: Research

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  41. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a core skillset for enhancing the quality and safety of patients’ care. Online EBM education could improve clinicians’ skills in EBM, particularly when it is conducted during v...

    Authors: Hania Rahimi-Ardabili, Catherine Spooner, Mark F. Harris, Parker Magin, Chun Wah Michael Tam, Siaw-Teng Liaw and Nicholas Zwar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:492

    Content type: Research

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  42. Information learned over a longer period of time has been shown to result in better long-term knowledge retention than information learned over a shorter period of time. In order to address multiple curricular...

    Authors: Amy H. Amabile, Kim Nixon-Cave, Larry J. Georgetti and Ashley C. Sims

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:491

    Content type: Research

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  43. The theoretical knowledge of nursing underpins the practice, while the practice environment determines the circumstances within which the theoretical knowledge is applied. The biggest challenge facing nursing ...

    Authors: Ahmad Saifan, Briliya Devadas, Fares Daradkeh, Hadya Abdel-Fattah, Mohannad Aljabery and Lintu Maria Michael

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:490

    Content type: Research

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  44. Gross anatomy laboratory course at medical school is usually an important learning subject for medical students; however, seeing a cadaver often makes them feel uncomfortable. According to the broaden-and-buil...

    Authors: Ruei-Jen Chiou, Po-Fang Tsai and Der-Yan Han

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:489

    Content type: Research

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  45. Inappropriate use of antibiotics is a major cause of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Inadequate knowledge about AMR among healthcare students could affect their practice of antimicrobial stewardship as future ...

    Authors: Wuraola Akande-Sholabi and Amen T. Ajamu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:488

    Content type: Research

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