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  1. Content type: Research article

    Medical student journals play a critical role in promoting academic research and publishing amongst medical students, but their impact on students’ future academic achievements has not been examined. We aimed ...

    Authors: Ibrahim S. Al-Busaidi, Cameron I. Wells and Tim J. Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:271

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    Modern nursing requires a broad set of academic and practical skills, and an effective nurse must integrate these skills in a wide range of healthcare contexts. Cultivation of core competencies has recently be...

    Authors: Yueh-Ping Liu, Dana Jensen, Cho-yu Chan, Chung-jen Wei, Yuanmay Chang, Chih-Hsiung Wu and Chiung-hsuan Chiu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:270

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    The relationship between large-group classroom attendance by students and test achievement in problem-based learning (PBL) curricula is unclear. This study examined the correlation between attendance at resour...

    Authors: Khalid Ahmed Jassim Al Khaja, Yasin Tayem, Henry James, Ahmed Jaradat and Reginald Paul Sequeira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:269

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    The educational beliefs of medical academics influence how they act in class and thus influence student learning. One component of these are beliefs academics hold about the qualities of teachers themselves. T...

    Authors: Marleen W. Ottenhoff- de Jonge, Roeland M. van der Rijst, Neil Gesundheit, Lianne N. van Staveren, Willem J. J. Assendelft, Friedo W. Dekker, Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier and Anneke W. M. Kramer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:268

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Undergraduate students across health professions are required to be capable users of evidence in their clinical practice after graduation. Gaining the essential knowledge and clinical behaviors for evidence-ba...

    Authors: Mary-Anne Ramis, Anne Chang, Aaron Conway, David Lim, Judy Munday and Lisa Nissen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:267

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluated students’ perceptions of their self-confidence regarding aspects of their undergraduate oral and maxillofacial surgical training. It further aimed to develop a reliable Turkish version of ...

    Authors: Fatih Cabbar, Muammer Çağrı Burdurlu, Ceyda Ozcakir Tomruk, Begum Bank and Berkem Atalay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:265

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Adequate clinical skills training is a challenge for present day medical education. Simulation Based Education (SBE) is playing an increasingly important role in healthcare education worldwide to teach invasiv...

    Authors: Gozie Offiah, Lenin P. Ekpotu, Siobhan Murphy, Daniel Kane, Alison Gordon, Muireann O’Sullivan, Sue Faye Sharifuddin, A. D. K. Hill and Claire M. Condron

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:263

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Improved training approaches have the potential to overcome barriers to the use of postpartum intrauterine devices (PPIUDs) in Pakistan, including a shortage of female providers who are able to insert the devi...

    Authors: Zonobia Zafar, Hammad Habib, Adrienne Kols, Fauzia Assad, Enriquito R. Lu and Anne Schuster

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:261

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In 2010, coincident with the 100th anniversary of Flexner’s sentinel report, the Carnegie Foundation published an updated review of North American medical education and challenged medical schools to initiate f...

    Authors: Arnyce R. Pock, Steven J. Durning, William R. Gilliland and Louis N. Pangaro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:260

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This scoping review aims to gather and map inspiration, ideas and recommendations for teaching evidence-based practice across Professional Bachelor Degree healthcare programmes by mapping literature describing...

    Authors: Camilla Marie Larsen, Anne Seneca Terkelsen, Anne-Marie Fiala Carlsen and Hanne Kaae Kristensen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:259

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Community-based education (CBE) is strategically important to provide contextual learning for medical students. CBE is a priority for countries striving for better primary health care. However, the CBE literat...

    Authors: Mora Claramita, Elsa Pudji Setiawati, Tri Nur Kristina, Ova Emilia and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:258

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The rapidly rising rates of brain diseases due to the growing ageing population and the explosion in treatment options for many neurological conditions increase the demand for neurologists. We report trends in...

    Authors: Atena Barat, Michael J. Goldacre and Trevor W. Lambert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:257

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Education in Japan and other Asian countries advocates the stereotypical passive learning style where students are limited in their breadth of knowledge dismissing anything not imparted by their teachers. With...

    Authors: Omar M. M. Rodis and Rozzano C. Locsin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:256

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  14. Content type: Research article

    In 1997 the “Wessex Research Network (WReN) Spider” was developed and validated to assess the research experience of general practice based researchers. This bibliometric study traces the use and development o...

    Authors: Lidia Luna Puerta, Christian Apfelbacher and Helen Smith

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:255

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Primary care has a significant role in AKI management: two-thirds of AKI originates in the community. Through academic detailing (an evidence-based educational approach) we aimed to implement and measure the e...

    Authors: Rebecca A. Noble, Joanna C. McKinnell, Sue Shaw, Sally Bassett, Lynn Woods, Mufaza Asrar, Nitin V. Kolhe and Nicholas M. Selby

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:253

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Providing feedback on student performance in the clinical performance assessment (CPA) is meaningful in that it helps students understand their strengths and weaknesses. This study compared students’ perceptio...

    Authors: Bee Sung Kam, So Jung Yune, Sang Yeoup Lee, Sun Ju Im and Sun Yong Baek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:252

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  17. Content type: Research article

    In South Africa it is compulsory to submit a satisfactory portfolio of learning to gain entrance to the national exit examination of the College of Family Physicians and to qualify as a family physician. A pap...

    Authors: Magdaleen De Swardt, Louis S. Jenkins, Klaus B. Von Pressentin and Robert Mash

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:251

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Investment in research is high on the agenda of many countries in recognition of the fact that research is important for the development of society. Doctoral students have a vital role and represent a substant...

    Authors: Lena Ljungkrona Falk, Hanna Augustin, Kjell Torén and Maria Magnusson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:250

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Medical school faculty members have been reported to be highly likely to suffer burnout. Research is being conducted on professional self-concepts as a factor that relieves burnout in many professions. However...

    Authors: Jihye Yu, Sukyung Lee, Miran Kim, Kiyoung Lim, Kihong Chang and Sujin Chae

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:248

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  20. Content type: Research article

    In Australia, the number of medical graduates per year has increased at a greater rate than the increase in the number of specialist training places. Consequently, competition for training positions is intensi...

    Authors: Daniel Thompson, Colin Thompson, Natasha Nassar and Annette Katelaris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:247

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Community-based education (CBE) involves educating the head (cognitive), heart (affective), and the hand (practical) by utilizing tools that enable us to broaden and interrogate our value systems. This article...

    Authors: Mpho S. Mogodi, Masego B. Kebaetse, Mmoloki C. Molwantwa, Detlef R. Prozesky and Dominic Griffiths

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:246

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  22. Content type: Research article

    This study, undertaken in Bangkok, Thailand, explored the extent to which paediatric residents in a non-Western setting experienced burnout and the potential association with factors in the medical educational...

    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 19:245

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Many western countries have problems recruiting and retaining medical specialists. In Sweden there is a lack of primary care doctors and psychiatrists. Despite much research on the topic the shortage remains. ...

    Authors: Caroline Olsson, Hans Järnbert-Pettersson, Sari Ponzer, Marie Dahlin and Tomas Bexelius

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:244

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Sociodemographic subgroup differences in multiple mini-interview (MMI) performance have been extensively studied within the MMI research literature, but heterogeneous findings demand a closer look at how speci...

    Authors: Mirjana Knorr, Hubertus Meyer, Susanne Sehner, Wolfgang Hampe and Stefan Zimmermann

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:243

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  25. Content type: Research article

    In addition to administering vaccinations, healthcare professionals (HCPs) also play a crucial role in providing education and advocacy to the public regarding immunizations. Yet, many current and future HCPs ...

    Authors: Lauren L. Dybsand, Kylie J. Hall and Paul J. Carson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:242

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Although specific specialties and residency programs have investigated student performance factors affecting matching, there is a paucity of information from medical schools. Furthermore, factors contributing ...

    Authors: Katherine Mitsouras, Fanglong Dong, Marian N. Safaoui and Scott C. Helf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:241

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  27. Content type: Research article

    For promoting autonomous learning motivation, the learning effect of community-oriented service is beneficial, because through community participation and service, students can transfer their implicit cognitio...

    Authors: Guanhua Fan, Zhenhua Lin, Yizhen Luo, Maohuai Chen and Liping Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:240

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Professionalism instruction and assessment is a core component of medical education, and essential for professional identity formation (PIF). Thus, understanding the socialization of medical students to the va...

    Authors: Danielle Reimer, Ross Russell, Bertha Ben Khallouq, Christine Kauffman, Caridad Hernandez, Juan Cendán and Analia Castiglioni

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:239

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Procurement of bone allograft must be performed by trained personnel. Improper handling and lack of knowledge during bone procurement will lead to contamination hence jeopardizing quality of the procured bones...

    Authors: Suhaili Mohd, Norimah Yusof, Lee-Lee Lai, Md. Golam Hossain, Saravana Ramalingam, Suzina Sheikh AB Hamid, Wuey Min Ng and Azura Mansor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:238

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The implementation of competency-based intrinsic roles in undergraduate medical education remains a challenge. Faculties in transition need to be provided with generalizable curricular data in order to facilit...

    Authors: Jan Griewatz and Maria Lammerding-Koeppel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:237

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Bronchoscopy involves exploration of a three-dimensional (3D) bronchial tree environment using just two-dimensional (2D) images, visual cues and haptic feedback. Sound knowledge and understanding of tracheobro...

    Authors: Brian Han Khai Ho, Cecilia Jiayu Chen, Gerald Jit Shen Tan, Wai Yee Yeong, Heang Kuan Joel Tan, Albert Yick Hou Lim, Michael Alan Ferenczi and Sreenivasulu Reddy Mogali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:236

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Low back pain (LBP) is common, affecting 58–84% of adults at some point. In benign cases, misinformation can lead to harmful coping strategies and prolonged recovery time. Deyo has identified seven ‘Myths of B...

    Authors: Eva McCabe, Dima Jadaan, Sudharshan Munigangaiah, Navya Basavaraju and John P. McCabe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:235

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  33. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to compare the effect of virtual and traditional education on theoretical knowledge and reporting skills of dental students in radiographic interpretation of bony lesions of the jaw.

    Authors: Elham Soltanimehr, Ehsan Bahrampour, Mohammad Moslem Imani, Farshad Rahimi, Banafsheh Almasi and Marzieh Moattari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:233

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  34. Content type: Research article

    We believe junior doctors are in a unique position in relation to reporting of incidents and safety culture. They are still in training and are also ‘fresh eyes’ on the system providing valuable insights into ...

    Authors: Marie Ward, Éidín Ní Shé, Aoife De Brún, Christian Korpos, Moayed Hamza, Elaine Burke, Ann Duffy, Karen Egan, Una Geary, Catherine Holland, Julie O’Grady, Karen Robinson, Alan Smith, Alan Watson and Eilish McAuliffe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:232

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  35. Content type: Research article

    An important barrier to smoking-cessation counseling for physicians is a lack of education at the undergraduate level. Interactive methods such as peer role-play (RP) or modules utilizing standardized patients...

    Authors: Kye-Yeung Park, Hoon-Ki Park and Hwan-Sik Hwang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:231

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Gamification is an increasingly common phenomenon in education. It is a technique to facilitate formative assessment and to promote student learning. It has been shown to be more effective than traditional met...

    Authors: Muhd Al-Aarifin Ismail, Anisa Ahmad, Jamilah Al-Muhammady Mohammad, Nik Mohd Rizal Mohd Fakri, Mohd Zarawi Mat Nor and Mohamad Najib Mat Pa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:230

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Uncontrolled hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients, with or without diabetes mellitus, is associated with many adverse outcomes. Resident physicians are the primary managers of inpatient glycemic control (IGC...

    Authors: William B. Horton, Sidney Law, Monika Darji, Mark R. Conaway, Nancy T. Kubiak, Jennifer L. Kirby and S. Calvin Thigpen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:228

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Communication with healthcare professionals is challenging for those with hearing loss. This study aimed to determine the impact dedicated deaf awareness training could have on medical student’s attitudes to a...

    Authors: Michelle Gilmore, Anna Sturgeon, Clare Thomson, David Bell, Sophie Ryan, James Bailey, Kieran McGlade and Jayne V. Woodside

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:227

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  39. Content type: Research article

    New educational approaches may be necessary to enhance competency in the new generation of students. Self-directed learning and blended coaching have been effective strategies to meet this challenge. However, ...

    Authors: Gie-Ok Noh and Dong Hee Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:225

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  40. Content type: Research article

    In-patient postgraduate teaching suffers with issues like long and unstructured presentations inclusive of a lot of historical information and time constraints due to increasing workload. A six-step pneumonic ...

    Authors: Vishakha Jain, Siddharth Rao and Mariya Jinadani

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:224

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Osteoporosis is inadequately treated in primary care settings. Under-recognition of the condition among male Veterans may contribute to this problem. In order to improve understanding of bone health in older m...

    Authors: Richard E. Nelson, Junjie Ma, Karla Miller, Phillip Lawrence, Joanne LaFleur, Marissa Grotzke, Andrea Barker, Grant W. Cannon and Michael J. Battistone

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:223

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The learning climate within a learning environment is a key factor to determine the potential quality of learning. There are different groups of postgraduate trainees who study primarily in the operating theat...

    Authors: Kasana Raksamani and Renée E. Stalmeijer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:221

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