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  1. Content type: Research article

    Designers of undergraduate medical education (UME) need to address the exponentially expanding volume and variability of scientific knowledge, where by didactic teaching techniques need to be augmented by inno...

    Authors: Yajnavalka Banerjee, Aida J. Azar, Christopher Tuffnell, Peter J. Lansberg, Riad Bayoumi and David Davis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:304

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Competency frameworks that prompt personal and professional development have become an important component of lifelong learning; they are driven by healthcare professionals’ need for development and profession...

    Authors: Margita Držaić, Ingrid Kummer, Iva Mucalo, Andreia Bruno and Maja Ortner Hadžiabdić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:303

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Physicians in training must achieve a high degree of proficiency in performing physical examinations and must strive to become experts in the field. Concerns are emerging about physicians’ abilities to perform...

    Authors: Melissa Rousseau, Karen D. Könings and Claire Touchie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:302

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Patient safety is an integral part of all health care specialties, including dentistry. Dental students are exposed to patient safety culture during their clinical training. The aim of this study was to evalua...

    Authors: Khaled Al-Surimi, Haya AlAyadi and Mahmoud Salam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:301

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Tobacco prevention research traditionally focuses upon cigarette smoking, but there is also a need to implement and evaluate the usefulness of waterpipe tobacco smoking (WTS) interventions since it is consider...

    Authors: Randah Ribhi Hamadeh, Jamil Ahmed, Ghufran Ahmed Jassim, Sayed Mahmood Alqallaf and Khaldoon Al-Roomi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:300

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The use of simulation in medical education has been widely accepted. There are different types of medical simulators that vary in both accuracy to emulate the real world (fidelity) and cost of development or a...

    Authors: Andrés Isaza-Restrepo, María Teresa Gómez, Gary Cifuentes and Arturo Argüello

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:297

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The Swedish healthcare system has an increased need for nurses and physicians, and the number of International Educated Nurses (IENs) and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking job opportunities and a ...

    Authors: Elisabet Eriksson, Sören Berg and Maria Engström

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:296

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Operating room (OR) metrics are frequently cited when optimizing cost efficacy and quality of care (Weiss et al, Characteristics of operating room procedures in U.S. hospitals, 2011: Statistical brief #170, 20...

    Authors: Christopher Ryan Hoffman, Michael Stuart Green, Jasmine Liu, Usama Iqbal and Kirtanaa Voralu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:295

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Society demands a university education grounded on ethical principles. Education in ethics values is responsibility of universities but will not be viable unless also adopted by directly responsible agents, the.....

    Authors: Asunción Hernando, Ignacio Diez-Vega, Marta Lopez del Hierro, Nieves Martínez-Alsina, Raquel Diaz-Meco, Maria José Busto, Noa Lola Martiañez and Gustavo González-Cuevas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:289

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Tracheal intubation (TI) is a key medical skill used by anesthesiologists and critical care physicians in airway management in operating rooms and critical care units. An objective assessment of dexterity in T...

    Authors: Yousuke Sakakura, Masataka Kamei, Ryota Sakamoto, Hideyuki Morii, Asami Itoh-Masui, Eiji Kawamoto, Hiroshi Imai, Masayuki Miyabe and Motomu Shimaoka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:293

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Learning style refers to the unique ways an individual processes and retains new information and skills. In this study, we aimed to identify the learning styles of Turkish physiotherapy students and investigat...

    Authors: Nursen İlçin, Murat Tomruk, Sevgi Sevi Yeşilyaprak, Didem Karadibak and Sema Savcı

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:291

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  12. Content type: Research article

    There are a few studies of alignment between different knowledge-indices for evidence-based medicine (EBM). The aim of this study was to investigate whether the type of test used to assess knowledge of EBM aff...

    Authors: Ivan Buljan, Ana Jerončić, Mario Malički, Matko Marušić and Ana Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:290

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The relationship between students and the pharmaceutical industry has received substantial attention for decades. However, there have been few reports on this issue from East Asia. We aimed to investigate Japa...

    Authors: Sayaka Saito, Takami Maeno, Yasushi Miyata and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:286

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Dental trainees have various clinical experiences during their internships and they grow by experiencing success and failure. When looking back on an event, it is not apparent which experiences result in more ...

    Authors: Taiji Obayashi, Takayuki Oto, Yukiko Nagatani, Norihiro Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kawaguchi and Tetsuji Ogawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:292

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Curriculum design and specific topic selection for on-site practical courses in clinical disciplines with limited teaching time is challenging. An electronic learning supported curriculum based on the flipped ...

    Authors: Tobias Dombrowski, Christian Wrobel, Stefan Dazert and Stefan Volkenstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:294

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, quizzes have been applied as a tool for summative assessment, though literature suggests their use as a formative assessment can improve motivation and content retention. With this premise, we i...

    Authors: Rebecca Wallihan, Keely G. Smith, Mark D. Hormann, Rajesh R. Donthi, Kimberly Boland and John D. Mahan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:287

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Data systems for surveillance and monitoring are essential to develop understanding of the levels of physical activity (PA) occurring at the population levels. To comprehensively understand PA in medical schoo...

    Authors: Apichai Wattanapisit, Surasak Vijitpongjinda, Udomsak Saengow, Waluka Amaek, Sanhapan Thanamee and Prachyapan Petchuay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:288

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Since 2011, the Swiss Catalogue of Learning Objectives (SCLO) has provided the framework for assessing communication skills in the Swiss Medical Federal Licensing Examination (FLE). This study evaluates how fa...

    Authors: N. Junod Perron, C. Klöckner Cronauer, S. C. Hautz, K. P. Schnabel, J. Breckwoldt, M. Monti, S. Huwendiek and S. Feller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:285

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  19. Content type: Research article

    This study examined the influence of two Situational Judgement Test (SJT) design features (response instructions and response format) on applicant perceptions. Additionally, we investigated demographic subgrou...

    Authors: Wendy E. De Leng, Karen M. Stegers-Jager, Marise Ph. Born and Axel P. N. Themmen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:282

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Differences between dental students in terms of social, economic and cultural backgrounds are likely to impact their professional career plans. The aim of this study was to explore the professional career plan...

    Authors: Mohammad S. Alrashdan, Melanie Alazzam, Mustafa Alkhader and Ceib Phillips

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:283

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The higher level of participation by women in medicine may impact this profession’s evolution due to gender differences perceived during medical school, after graduation and during residency. Gender difference...

    Authors: Renata Kobayasi, Patricia Zen Tempski, Fernanda Magalhâes Arantes-Costa and Mílton Arruda Martins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:281

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Clinician-Scientists are considered to be important for continuous improvement of patient care, because they are ideally positioned to bridge the gap between scientific research and clinical care. However, lim...

    Authors: Esther E. van Dijk, Manon Kluijtmans, Jonne P. Vulperhorst and Sanne F. Akkerman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:279

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  23. Content type: Research article

    To assess the effect of an interprofessional educational activity on professional skills, attitudes, and perceived challenges toward obesity management among front-line healthcare providers.

    Authors: Diana C. Sanchez-Ramirez, Heather Long, Stephanie Mowat and Casey Hein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:278

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The evaluation of competencies in the clinical field is essential for health professionals, as it allows the acquisition of these competencies to be tracked. The objective of this study was to create and evalu...

    Authors: Martha-Rocío Torres-Narváez, Olga-Cecilia Vargas-Pinilla and Eliana-Isabel Rodríguez-Grande

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:280

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Cognitive dispositions to respond (i.e., cognitive biases and heuristics) are well-established clinical reasoning phenomena. While thought by many to be error-prone, some scholars contest that these cognitive ...

    Authors: Luke T. Surry, Dario Torre, Robert L. Trowbridge and Steven J. Durning

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:277

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The success of initiatives intended to increase the value of health care depends, in part, on the degree to which cost-conscious care is endorsed by current and future physicians. This study aimed to first ana...

    Authors: Andrea N. Leep Hunderfund, Liselotte N. Dyrbye, Stephanie R. Starr, Jay Mandrekar, Jon C. Tilburt, Paul George, Elizabeth G. Baxley, Jed D. Gonzalo, Christopher Moriates, Susan D. Goold, Patricia A. Carney, Bonnie M. Miller, Sara J. Grethlein, Tonya L. Fancher, Matthew K. Wynia and Darcy A. Reed

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:275

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Reflection on learning is an essential component of effective learning. Deconstructing the components of reflection on learning using a self-regulated learning (SRL) framework, allows the assessment of student...

    Authors: Diantha Soemantri, Geoff Mccoll and Agnes Dodds

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:274

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  28. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that Fig. 1 was missing.

    Authors: Jennifer Reath, Penelope Abbott, Linda Kurti, Ruth Morgan, Mary Martin, Ada Parry, Elaine Gordon, Julian Thomas and Marlene Drysdale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:276

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Medical students and healthcare professionals can benefit from exposure to cross-disciplinary teamwork and core concepts of medical innovation. Indeed, to address complex challenges in patient care, diversity ...

    Authors: Jason K. Wang, Shivaal K. Roy, Michele Barry, Robert T. Chang and Ami S. Bhatt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:269

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Pharmacy training programs commonly ask students to develop or edit drug monographs that summarize key information about new medicines as an academic exercise. We sought to expand on this traditional approach ...

    Authors: Dorie E. Apollonio, Keren Broyde, Amin Azzam, Michael De Guia, James Heilman and Tina Brock

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:265

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Objective Structured Clinical Exams are used to increase reliability and validity, yet they only achieve a modest level of reliability. This low reliability is due in part to examiner variance which is greater...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Barbara-Ann Adelstein, Arvin Damodaran, Peter Harris, Sean Kennedy, Anthony O’Sullivan and Silas Taylor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:272

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Handoffs are a complex procedure whose success relies on mutual discussion rather than simple information transfer. Particularly among trainees, handoffs present major opportunities for medical error. Previous...

    Authors: Madhavi Muralidharan, Justin T. Clapp, Bridget Perrin Pulos, Sushmitha P. Diraviam, Dimitry Y. Baranov, Emily K. B. Gordon and Meghan B. Lane-Fall

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:271

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge and self-confidence are two critical determinants of future success of dental students. The present pilot study was conducted with an objective to simultaneously assess both knowledge and confidence ...

    Authors: Ebtissam M. Al-Madi, Sree Lalita Celur and Mamoona Nasim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:270

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Patient-centered communication is essential for successful patient encounters and positive patient outcomes. Therefore, training residents how to communicate well is one of the key responsibilities of residenc...

    Authors: Dorothea Wild, Haq Nawaz, Saif Ullah, Christina Via, William Vance and Paul Petraro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:266

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The literature investigating female and male medical students’ differing career intentions is extensive. However, medical school experiences and their implications for professional identity formation and speci...

    Authors: Emelie Kristoffersson, Saima Diderichsen, Petra Verdonk, Toine Lagro-Janssen, Katarina Hamberg and Jenny Andersson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:268

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  36. Content type: Debate

    This paper responds to previously published debate in this journal around the use of sociolinguistic methods in communication skills training (CST), which has raised the significant question of how far consult...

    Authors: Alison Pilnick, Diane Trusson, Suzanne Beeke, Rebecca O’Brien, Sarah Goldberg and Rowan H. Harwood

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:267

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The penetration of generic medicines in the pharmaceutical market is influenced, among others, by the consumer’s attitude upon them. The attitude of students in health management and recent alumni is particula...

    Authors: Philippe J. Domeyer, Vasiliki Katsari, Pavlos Sarafis, Vassilis Aletras and Dimitris Niakas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:262

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Understanding the impact of selection and medical education on practice intentions and eventual practice is an essential component of training a fit-for-purpose health workforce distributed according to popula...

    Authors: Sarah Larkins, Karen Johnston, John C. Hogenbirk, Sara Willems, Salwa Elsanousi, Marykutty Mammen, Kaatje Van Roy, Jehu Iputo, Fortunato L. Cristobal, Jennene Greenhill, Charlie Labarda and Andre-Jacques Neusy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:261

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Medical training occurs during peak childbearing years. However, the intense workload, long work hours, and limited financial compensation are potential barriers to having children during this time. Here, we a...

    Authors: Cindy Kin, Rachel Yang, Pooja Desai, Claudia Mueller and Sabine Girod

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:260

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Radiology is an important aspect of medicine to which medical students often do not receive sufficient exposure. The aim of this project was to determine whether the integration of an innovative e-learning mod...

    Authors: S. Wentzell, L. Moran, J. Dobranowski, A. Levinson, A. Hannigan, C. P. Dunne and D. McGrath

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:256

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Recent studies have shown that clinical tasks only represent a small percentage in the scope of final-year medical students’ activities and often lack sufficient supervision. It appears that final-year medical...

    Authors: Till Johannes Bugaj, Christoph Nikendei, Jan Benedikt Groener, Jan Stiepak, Julia Huber, Andreas Möltner, Wolfgang Herzog and Ansgar Koechel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:257

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) are associated with anal incontinence, dyspareunia and perineal pain. Bimanual perineal support technique (bPST) prevents OASIS. The aim of this study was to assess th...

    Authors: Hadil Ali-Masri, Sahar Hassan, Erik Fosse, Kaled M. Zimmo, Mohammed Zimmo, Khaled M. K. Ismail, Åse Vikanes and Katariina Laine

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:258

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  43. Content type: Research article

    It has been well reported that the emotional experiences of medical students in the gross anatomy laboratory could have significant impacts on their professional identity formation. This qualitative study aime...

    Authors: Hyung-Joo Chang, Hyun Jung Kim, Im Joo Rhyu, Young-Mee Lee and Chang-Sub Uhm

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:255

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  44. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to determine the optimal positioning of the research internship, either before clinical clerkships, at the beginning of the medical Master’s programme, or at the end.

    Authors: Inge J. van Wijk, Hester E. M. Daelmans, Anouk Wouters, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:259

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