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Table 3 The supplementary resources used by students (n=106). Answers from an anonymous end of attachment questionnaire

From: Dermatology undergraduate skin cancer training: a disconnect between recommendations, clinical exposure and competence

Internet resources (n = 69)
Website No. of Students (%age)
DermNet NZ [18] 59 (85%)
University of Edinburgh [19] 25 (36%)
Wikipedia [20] 12 (17%)
BAD [21] 5 (7%)
E-medicine [22] 2 (3%)
PCDS [23] 1
Patient.co.uk [24] 1
Textbook resources (n = 97)
Textbook No. of Students (%age)
Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine [25] 57 (59%)
Clinical Dermatology [26] 53 (54%)
Dermatology: an Illustrated Colour Text [27] 31 (32%)
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties [28] 14 (14%)
ABC of Dermatology [29] 9 (9%)
Crash Course [30] 5 (5%)
Physical Signs in Dermatology [31] 4 (4%)
Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine [32] 3 (3%)
Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology [33] 2
Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology [34] 1
Lecture Notes: Dermatology [35] 1
  1. The total number of students using each resource is given along with the relative percentage of students for that type resource (either internet or textbook). The percentages do not add up to 100% as some of the students used multiple resources.