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Table 5 Items in which some school types had more students reporting that they were less well prepared

From: Medical graduates’ preparedness to practice: a comparison of undergraduate medical school training

Subscale Item School type
Treatment Dealing with a patient with cognitive impairment e.g. dementia, delirium Reformed, Traditional
  Dealing with a patient with psychiatric/psychological problems e.g. substance abuse, psychosis Reformed, Traditional
  Dealing with acutely unwell patients with complex needs e.g. medicine for the elderly PBL, Traditional
Independent, responsible working Prioritisation of tasks/time management Reformed
Managing your own health, including stress Reformed, Traditional
History, examination, diagnosis and investigation Critical use of evidence (e.g. from audit, guidelines and research literature) in diagnosis and/or treatment Reformed
Paperwork Completing discharge summaries Reformed, Traditional
Verification of death/death certification Reformed
  1. The School Type shown had ≤50% graduates reporting that they were well-prepared. The other Schools had >50%