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  1. Content type: Research article

    Peer evaluation can provide valuable feedback to medical students, and increase student confidence and quality of work. The objective of this systematic review was to examine the utilization, effectiveness, an...

    Authors: Sarah Lerchenfeldt, Misa Mi and Marty Eng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:321

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    The concept of EPAs is increasingly applied to assess trainees’ workplace performance by means of entrustment ratings. OSCEs assess performance in a simulated setting, and it is unclear whether entrustment rat...

    Authors: Ylva Holzhausen, Asja Maaz, Maren März, Victoria Sehy and Harm Peters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:319

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Difficult surgical procedures may result in a higher mental workload, leading to increased fatigue and subsequent errors. This study was aimed to investigate the effect of repeated simulation training in urete...

    Authors: Takashige Abe, Faizan Dar, Passakorn Amnattrakul, Abdullatif Aydin, Nicholas Raison, Nobuo Shinohara, Muhammad Shamim Khan, Kamran Ahmed and Prokar Dasgupta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:318

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Professional intrapersonal and interpersonal competences (IICs) form an important part of medical expertise but are given little attention during clinical training. In other professional fields such as psychot...

    Authors: Lisa Lombardo, Jan Ehlers and Gabriele Lutz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:317

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Simulation based learning (SBL) has increased in its use to best equip students for clinical practice. Simulations that mirror the complex realities of clinical practice have the potential to induce a range of...

    Authors: Claudia C. Behrens, Diana H. Dolmans, Gerard J. Gormley and Erik W. Driessen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:316

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The authors’ medical school has adopted an inverted classroom model (ICM) for physiology classes. This study aimed to determine students’ learning styles and investigate the relationship between learning style...

    Authors: Rong Wang and Chuanyong Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:315

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  7. Content type: Research article

    We sought to develop a low-fidelity simulation-based curriculum for pediatric residents in Rwanda utilizing either rapid cycle deliberate practice (RCDP) or traditional debriefing, and to determine whether RCD...

    Authors: Samantha L. Rosman, Rosine Nyirasafari, Hippolyte Muhire Bwiza, Christian Umuhoza, Elizabeth A. Camp, Debra L. Weiner and Marideth C. Rus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:314

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Prior evidence suggests that medical students’ mental health is poor and deteriorates during the course of academic studies. This qualitative study therefore aims to improve our understanding of medical studen...

    Authors: Jeannette Weber, Stefanie Skodda, Thomas Muth, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:312

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, the training of medical laboratory science students has taken place in the laboratory and has been led by academic and pathology experts in a face-to-face context. In recent years, budgetary pre...

    Authors: Rebecca Donkin, Elizabeth Askew and Hollie Stevenson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:310

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Trust is a critical component of competency committees given their high-stakes decisions. Research from outside of medicine on group trust has not focused on trust in group decisions, and “group trust” has not...

    Authors: Jason E. Sapp, Dario M. Torre, Kelsey L. Larsen, Eric S. Holmboe and Steven J. Durning

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:309

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Professional identity is critical to the safe and effective clinical practice of all health professions. University programs play an important role in the formation of professional identity of students, and so...

    Authors: Jordan Matthews, Andrea Bialocerkowski and Matthew Molineux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:308

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Pain management is a challenge and effective treatment requires professionals to collaborate if they are to address the needs of patients with pain. Comprehensive education and training is key to helping skill...

    Authors: Jordi Miró, Elena Castarlenas, Ester Solé, Lorena Martí, Isabel Salvat and Francisco Reinoso-Barbero

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:307

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Occupational stress-related disorders are complex to diagnose and prevent, due to their multifactorial origin. We developed an e-learning programme aimed at supporting occupational physicians when diagnosing a...

    Authors: Lieke Omvlee, Henk F. van der Molen, Ellen te Pas and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:305

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Experiential learning through service provides opportunities to nurture and practice empathy. Of growing concern, studies showed significantly decreased empathy scores as students progress through medical scho...

    Authors: DYE Sin, TCT Chew, T. K. Chia, J. S. Ser, A. Sayampanathan and GCH Koh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:304

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The UN Refugee Agency has reported that an increasing number of people are being forcibly displaced worldwide. Despite this, global health issues, especially initiatives focusing on physical and psychological ...

    Authors: David Kindermann, Marie P. Jenne, Carolin Schmid, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Katharina Wahedi, Florian Junne, Joachim Szecsenyi, Wolfgang Herzog and Christoph Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:302

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Research examining the effects of academic interest on students learning achievement across various disciplines, especially a comparison of the effects of academic interest between medical sciences and other d...

    Authors: Hongbin Wu, Juan Zheng, Shan Li and Jianru Guo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:301

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Postgraduate medical e-learning (PGMeL) is being progressively used and evaluated. Its impact continues to grow, yet there are barriers to its implementation. Although more attention is now being paid to quali...

    Authors: Robert Adrianus de Leeuw, Daniel Nathan Logger, Michiel Westerman, Jochen Bretschneider, Marijn Plomp and Fedde Scheele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:300

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The shift in healthcare to extramural leads to more patients with complex health problems receiving nursing care at home. However, the interest of baccalaureate nursing students for community nursing is modera...

    Authors: Margriet van Iersel, Rien de Vos, Marjon van Rijn, Corine H. M. Latour, Paul A. Kirschner and Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:299

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  19. Content type: Research article

    As public health becomes increasingly central to the practice of medicine, educational efforts are necessary to prepare medical students to apply public health concepts in their care of patients. There are few...

    Authors: Sarah Godfrey, Katherine Nickerson, Jonathan Amiel and Benjamin Lebwohl

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:298

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Genome cohort studies are used to analyze interactions between genetic and environmental factors, providing valuable information for personalized healthcare. Large-scale and long-term cohort studies require a ...

    Authors: Mika Sakurai-Yageta, Hiroshi Kawame, Shinichi Kuriyama, Atsushi Hozawa, Naoki Nakaya, Fuji Nagami, Naoko Minegishi, Soichi Ogishima, Takako Takai-Igarashi, Inaho Danjoh, Taku Obara, Mami Ishikuro, Tomoko Kobayashi, Yayoi Aizawa, Rino Ishihara, Masayuki Yamamoto…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:297

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  21. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article.

    Authors: Pongtong Puranitee, Fred F. C. J. Stevens, Samart Pakakasama, Adisak Plitponkarnpim, Sakda Arj-Ong Vallibhakara, Jamiu O. Busari, Sylvia Heeneman and Walther N. K. A. van Mook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:296

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:245

  22. Content type: Research article

    There is a dearth of published literature that demonstrates the impact of a Guide to Reading Biomedical English Literature course on new Chinese medical postgraduates. Keeping this gap in mind, the objectives ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Xu, Jingfan Qiu, Bingya Yang, Peng Huang, Lei Cai, Lin Chen, Min Hou, Minjun Ji and Guanling Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:295

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Emergency Medicine (EM) is a rapidly developing specialty in Africa with several emergency medicine residency-training programs (EMRPs) established across the continent over the past decade. Despite rapid prol...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Abena Akomeah, Juma A. Mfinanga, Michael S. Runyon and Erin Noste

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:294

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Providing appropriate levels of autonomy to resident physicians is an important facet of graduate medical education, allowing learners to progress toward the ultimate goal of independent practice. While studie...

    Authors: Cameron Crockett, Charuta Joshi, Marcy Rosenbaum and Manish Suneja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:293

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  25. Content type: Research article

    An essential characteristics of clinical education is the need to learn a large number of practical and communication skills along with theoretical knowledge. It is challenging to design learning opportunities...

    Authors: Tahereh Changiz, Nikoo Yamani and Maria Shaterjalali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:292

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of the study was to describe the design, implementation and evaluation of a flipped classroom teaching approach in physiotherapy education. The flipped classroom is a blended learning approach in w...

    Authors: Yngve Røe, Michael Rowe, Nina B. Ødegaard, Hilde Sylliaas and Tone Dahl-Michelsen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:291

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  27. Content type: Research article

    With the development of medicine, new teaching methods, such as flipped classroom and problem-based learning (PBL), have received much attention in medical education. However, the implementation of flipped cla...

    Authors: Xiaolei Hu, Hengyan Zhang, Yuan Song, Chenchen Wu, Qingqing Yang, Zhaoming Shi, Xiaomei Zhang and Weidong Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:290

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Blended learning has the potential to stimulate effective learning and to facilitate high quality education. For postgraduate health professionals, blended learning is relatively new. For this group we develop...

    Authors: Mirjam Westerlaken, Ingrid Christiaans-Dingelhoff, Renée M. Filius, Bas de Vries, Martine de Bruijne and Marjel van Dam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:289

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In Australia, the proportion of medical students with disability remains low compared to students with disability in other university courses and to the prevalence of disability in society. Arguments for inclu...

    Authors: Lise Mogensen and Wendy Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:288

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Professional identities are influenced by experiences in the clinical workplace including socialisation processes that may be hidden from academic faculty and potentially divergent from formal curricula. With ...

    Authors: Kathleen E. Leedham-Green, Alec Knight and Rick Iedema

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:287

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Recent years have witnessed the wide application of team-based learning(TBL) pedagogy in Chinese pharmacy education. However, the relevant systematic review evaluating the effects of such new pedagogical appro...

    Authors: Bingchen Lang, Lingli Zhang, Yunzhu Lin, Lu Han, Chuan Zhang and Yantao Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:286

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Computer and paper examinations in our days are constructed from an item pool which is regularly updated. Given the way that exams are created, one of the major concerns is the security of the items that are b...

    Authors: Milton Severo, Fernanda Silva-Pereira, Maria Amelia Ferreira, Magda Monteiro and Isabel Pereira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:284

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Physical and psychological health problems are prevalent in older adults and rarely exist in isolation. Treating these problems in isolation is resourceful and can be potentially harmful to patients due to del...

    Authors: Carly Welch, Ayesha Bangash, Robert Wears, David Rice and Victor Aziz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:283

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Early identification of patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) could facilitate the care of patients with suspected heart failure (HF). We examined if (1) focused cardiac ultrasound (F...

    Authors: G. Nilsson, L. Söderström, K. Alverlind, E. Samuelsson and T. Mooe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:282

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of faculty members and academic administrators, at Qatar University College of Pharmacy, towards interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practi...

    Authors: Alla El-Awaisi, Sundari Joseph, Maguy Saffouh El Hajj and Lesley Diack

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:278

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  36. Content type: Debate

    The term ‘dyslexia’ refers to a condition that impacts upon reading and writing abilities whilst not altering intelligence. Individuals with dyslexia may have difficulties with the speed and accuracy and their...

    Authors: Sebastian C. K. Shaw, Laura R. Hennessy, Michael Okorie and John L. Anderson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:277

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Cooperative interdisciplinary patient care is a modern healthcare necessity. While various medical and surgical disciplines have independent educational requirements, a system-wide simulation-based curriculum ...

    Authors: Mark J. Bullard, Sean M. Fox, Catherine M. Wares, Alan C. Heffner, Casey Stephens and Laura Rossi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:276

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The use of simulation technology for skill training and assessment in medical education has progressively increased over the last decade. Nevertheless, the teaching efficacy of most technologies remains to be ...

    Authors: Stella Bernardi, Fabiola Giudici, Maria Fontana Leone, Giulia Zuolo, Stefano Furlotti, Renzo Carretta and Bruno Fabris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:275

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  39. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported a referencing error under the heading 2. Use methodologically rigorous research to demonstrate that interactional skills can be acquired ...

    Authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher, Breanne Hobden, Mariko Carey, Lisa Mackenzie, Lisa Hyde and Jan Shepherd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:274

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:144

  40. Content type: Research article

    Human morphology is a critical component of dental and medical graduate training. Innovations in basic science teaching methods are needed to keep up with an ever-changing landscape of technology. The purpose ...

    Authors: Szabolcs Felszeghy, Sanna Pasonen-Seppänen, Ali Koskela, Petteri Nieminen, Kai Härkönen, Kaisa M. A. Paldanius, Sami Gabbouj, Kirsi Ketola, Mikko Hiltunen, Mikael Lundin, Tommi Haapaniemi, Erkko Sointu, Eric B. Bauman, Gregory E. Gilbert, David Morton and Anitta Mahonen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:273

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  41. Content type: Research article

    In the United States, post-cardiac arrest debriefing has increased, but historically it has occurred rarely in our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). A fellow-led debriefing tool was developed as a tool for...

    Authors: Jennifer Gillen, Monica L. Koncicki, Rebecca F. Hough, Kathryn Palumbo, Tarif Choudhury, Ariel Daube, Anita Patel, Amy Chirico, Cheryl Lin, Sirisha Yalamanchi, Linda Aponte-Patel and Anita I. Sen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:272

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