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Table 2 Information management exercises in the case-based discussions

From: Case-based exercises fail to improve medical students' information management skills: a controlled trial

Case topic Information Management Exercise
  Access and retrieve Integrate and apply
Coronary Artery Disease risk calculators http://www.sgim.org (Society of General Internal Medicine) select appropriate cardiac diagnostic studies
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease pulmonary function tests tutorials http://www.vh.org (University of Iowa Virtual Hospital) guide diagnosis and management
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus standards of care http://www.diabetes.org (American Diabetes Association) develop a management plan
Back Pain national guidelines http://www.guidelines.gov (National Guidelines Clearinghouse) determine if imaging is indicated
Preventive Medicine clinical preventive services guide http://www.preventiveservices.ahrq.gov/ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) develop prevention plans for different age and gender patients