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Table 9 Assessment result for student's skills on measuring arterial blood pressure.

From: Evaluation of a task-based community oriented teaching model in family medicine for undergraduate medical students in Iraq

component task % of students who got the specified rating scores
   0 1 2 3 4
explaining what will be done a 89.3 10.7 0 0 0
  b 0 0 3.6 3.6 92.8
explaining the procedure in patient language a 53.6 35.7 10.7 0 0
  b 0 0 7.1 21.4 71.4
checking the cuff size a 57.1 21.4 17.9 3.6 0
  b 0 0 3.6 3.6 92.8
rolling up sleeve a 35.7 35.7 17.9 0 10.7
  b 0 0 0 17.9 82.1
centering the cuff bladder over brachial artery a 0 0 3.6 7.1 89.3
  b 0 0 0 0 100.0
positioning & supporting the arm at heart level a 53.6 21.4 7.1 17.8 0
  b 0 0 10.7 10.7 78.6
taking palpation a 100.0 0 0 0 0
  b 0 0 7.1 10.7 82.0
waiting 30 seconds to allow the arm to rest a 100.0 0 0 0 0
  b 0 0 7.1 0 92.9
repositioning of the arm at heart level a 53.6 17.9 10.7 8.9 8.8
  b 0 0 0 3.6 96.4
placing the diaphragm over brachial artery a 0 0 0 0 100.0
  b 0 0 0 0 100.0
inflating the cuff 20 mm above palpatory artery a 58.9 41.1 0 0 0
  b 0 0 10.8 7.1 82.1
recording Bd. P a 0 0 0 0 100.0
  b 0 0 0 0 100.0
replacing the arm at rest a 55.4 23.2 10.7 101 0
  b 0 0 0 17.9 82.1
offering patient time to ask questions a 100.0 0 0 0 0
  b 0 0 25.0 0 75.0
  1. a. Implementation group (28 students) pre training assessment
  2. b. Implementation group (28 students) post training assessment