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  1. Content type: Research article

    Junior doctors lack confidence and competence in handling the critically ill patient including diagnostic skills, decision-making and team working with other health care professionals. Simulation-based trainin...

    Authors: Søren Marker, Marlene Mohr and Doris Østergaard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:11

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    Though the proportion of female Internal Medicine (IM) residents and faculty has increased, there is minimal large scale modern data comparing resident performance by gender. This study sought to examine the e...

    Authors: Melanie S. Sulistio, Amit Khera, Kathryn Squiers, Monika Sanghavi, Colby R. Ayers, Weifeng Weng, Salahuddin Kazi, James de Lemos, David H. Johnson and Lynne Kirk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:10

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    Important competences of physicians regarding patient safety include communication, leadership, stress resistance, adherence to procedures, awareness, and teamwork. Similarly, while selected, prospective fligh...

    Authors: Sigrid Harendza, Henning Soll, Sarah Prediger, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Viktor Oubaid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:9

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    Integrated care unites funding, administrative, organisational, service delivery and clinical levels to create connectivity, alignment and collaboration within and between care delivery and prevention sectors....

    Authors: Ann Griffin, Laura Knight, Alex McKeown, Charlotte Cliffe, Arun Arora and Paul Crampton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:8

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Several promising studies suggest a positive impact of interactive and media-enriched e-learning resources such as virtual patients (VP) on skill acquisition in pediatric basic life support (PBLS). This study ...

    Authors: Ronny Lehmann, Thomas Lutz, Astrid Helling-Bakki, Sebastian Kummer, Sören Huwendiek and Hans Martin Bosse

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:7

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Structured journal clubs are a widely used tool to promote evidence-based practice in health professionals, however some journal clubs (JC) are more effectively sustained than others. To date, little research ...

    Authors: Rachel Wenke, Katherine O’Shea, Jo Hilder, Rae Thomas and Sharon Mickan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:6

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Globally, interns and residents face significant challenges with respect to research activity. Despite this, they are motivated and have an interest in undertaking research. To date, there has been no research...

    Authors: Hubert Habineza, Christian Nsanzabaganwa, Naphtal Nyirimanzi, Christian Umuhoza, Katie Cartledge, Craig Conard and Peter Cartledge

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:4

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Medical education leaders are important for educational quality in postgraduate medical education. Their work tasks are complex and contain different components. However, factors that are influencing leaders´ ...

    Authors: Hanna Wijk, Sari Ponzer, Kristiina Heikkilä, Lars Kihlström and Jonas Nordquist

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:3

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Understanding students’ learning styles, and modifying teaching styles and material accordingly, is an essential to delivering quality education. Knowing more about the learning styles of physiotherapy learner...

    Authors: Jessica Stander, Karen Grimmer and Yolandi Brink

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:2

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Problem-based learning (PBL), a pedagogical approach, is widely accepted in medical education. Manipulated by many factors, the internal motivation of learner is the most crucial determinant that affects the n...

    Authors: Dan Pu, Juhua Ni, Demao Song, Weiguang Zhang, Yuedan Wang, Liling Wu, Xian Wang and Yun Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:1

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Medical student and resident participation in short-term international trips for trainees (STINTTs) has increased in the past few decades. However, there has been no systematic review of trainees’ actual ethic...

    Authors: James Aluri, Dane Moran, Antony G. Kironji, Bryn Carroll, Jacob Cox, Chi Chiung Grace Chen and Matthew DeCamp

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:324

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The recent introduction of the Professional Performance Framework by the Medical Board of Australia is intended to strengthen continuing professional development for the 100,000 or so medical practitioners in ...

    Authors: Ajit Narayanan, Elizabeth A. Farmer and Michael J. Greco

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:323

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:73

  13. Content type: Research article

    Residents face demanding situations on the job and have been found to perceive high levels of strain. Medical students also reported a high degree of strain and even depressive tendencies when entering their c...

    Authors: Sophie Fürstenberg, Sarah Prediger, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:322

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) training is expanding in undergraduate and graduate medical education, but lack of trained faculty is a major barrier. Two strategies that may help mitigate this obstacle are i...

    Authors: Christopher J. Smith, Tabatha Matthias, Elizabeth Beam, Kathryn Wampler, Lea Pounds, Devin Nickol, Kristy Carlson and Kimberly Michael

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:321

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  15. Content type: Research article

    There is an increasing need for objective and validated educational concepts. This holds especially true for surgical procedures like chest tube insertion (CTI). Thus, we developed an instrument for objectific...

    Authors: Julian Ober, Patrick Haubruck, Felix Nickel, Tilman Walker, Mirco Friedrich, Beat-Peter Müller-Stich, Gerhard Schmidmaier and Michael C. Tanner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:320

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:62

  16. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated perceived preparedness to practice, one year after graduation across osteopathic education institutions (OEIs) and explored possible differences between countries where osteopathy is re...

    Authors: E. Luciani, G. Consorti, P. L. S. van Dun, O. Merdy, C. Lunghi, M. Petracca, J. E. Esteves and F. Cerritelli

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:319

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  17. Content type: Research article

    According to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education residents “should participate in scholarly activity.” The development of a sustainable, successful resident scholarship program is a diffic...

    Authors: William Wood, Jonathan McCollum, Promil Kukreja, Imelda L. Vetter, Charity J. Morgan, Ana Hossein Zadeh Maleki and Lee Ann Riesenberg

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:318

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Evidence-based practice (EBP) enhances healthcare services and keeps providers current with best practices. EBP has been adopted and spread worldwide. However, people will not apply it if they do not know, und...

    Authors: Hiep Thi Dao, Sopa Pichaiyongwongdee, Patricia E. Sullivan, Saipin Prasertsukdee and Benjawan Apinonkul

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:317

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The UK faces geographical variation in the recruitment of doctors. Understanding where medical graduates choose to go for training is important because doctors are more likely to consider practicing in areas w...

    Authors: Ben Kumwenda, Jennifer A. Cleland, Gordon J. Prescott, Kim A. Walker and Peter W. Johnston

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:314

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  20. Content type: Research article

    To prevent the problems of traditional clinical evaluation, the “Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)” was presented by Harden as a more valid and reliable assessment instrument. However, an essent...

    Authors: Vanda Yazbeck Karam, Yoon Soo Park, Ara Tekian and Nazih Youssef

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:313

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  21. Content type: Research article

    High levels of work engagement protect against burnout. This can be supported through the work environment and by faculty themselves when they try to improve their work environment. As a result, they can becom...

    Authors: Joost W. van den Berg, Christel P. M. Verberg, Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier, A. Debbie C. Jaarsma, Onyebuchi A. Arah and Kiki M. J. M. H. Lombarts

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:312

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, the clinical training of health professionals has been located in central academic hospitals. This is changing. As academic institutions explore ways to produce a health workforce that meets the...

    Authors: Susan van Schalkwyk, Julia Blitz, Ian Couper, Marietjie de Villiers, Guin Lourens, Jana Muller and Ben van Heerden

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:311

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  23. Content type: Research article

    A substantial proportion of healthcare professionals have inadequate understanding of traditional and complementary medicine and often consider their use inappropriate.

    Authors: Amos Deogratius Mwaka, Gervase Tusabe, Christopher Orach Garimoi and Sunita Vohra

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:310

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) primarily aims to enhance collaborative skills and to improve the awareness of teamwork and collaborative competencies of health care students. The Readiness for Interprof...

    Authors: Zhewei Li, Yihan Sun and Yang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:309

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Local anesthesia is an important skill and a prerequisite for most dental treatments. However, the step from theory to application on the patient is huge for the novice. Hence, a mannequin training model cours...

    Authors: Christian Knipfer, Maximilian Rohde, Nicolai Oetter, Tim Muench, Marco Rainer Kesting and Florian Stelzle

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:308

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Including content on Indigenous health in medical school curricula has become a widely-acknowledged prerequisite to reducing the health disparities experienced by Indigenous peoples in Canada. However, little ...

    Authors: Sharon Yeung, Amy Bombay, Chad Walker, Jeff Denis, Debbie Martin, Paul Sylvestre and Heather Castleden

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:307

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Although healthcare regulation is commonplace, there is limited evidence of its impact. Making sure that healthcare professionals comply with the regulatory requirements is a prerequisite to achieving effectiv...

    Authors: Erik J. Koornneef, Paul B. M. Robben and Sandra Oude Wesselink

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:305

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Designers of undergraduate medical education (UME) need to address the exponentially expanding volume and variability of scientific knowledge, where by didactic teaching techniques need to be augmented by inno...

    Authors: Yajnavalka Banerjee, Aida J. Azar, Christopher Tuffnell, Peter J. Lansberg, Riad Bayoumi and David Davis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:304

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Competency frameworks that prompt personal and professional development have become an important component of lifelong learning; they are driven by healthcare professionals’ need for development and profession...

    Authors: Margita Držaić, Ingrid Kummer, Iva Mucalo, Andreia Bruno and Maja Ortner Hadžiabdić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:303

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Physicians in training must achieve a high degree of proficiency in performing physical examinations and must strive to become experts in the field. Concerns are emerging about physicians’ abilities to perform...

    Authors: Melissa Rousseau, Karen D. Könings and Claire Touchie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:302

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Patient safety is an integral part of all health care specialties, including dentistry. Dental students are exposed to patient safety culture during their clinical training. The aim of this study was to evalua...

    Authors: Khaled Al-Surimi, Haya AlAyadi and Mahmoud Salam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:301

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Tobacco prevention research traditionally focuses upon cigarette smoking, but there is also a need to implement and evaluate the usefulness of waterpipe tobacco smoking (WTS) interventions since it is consider...

    Authors: Randah Ribhi Hamadeh, Jamil Ahmed, Ghufran Ahmed Jassim, Sayed Mahmood Alqallaf and Khaldoon Al-Roomi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:300

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The use of simulation in medical education has been widely accepted. There are different types of medical simulators that vary in both accuracy to emulate the real world (fidelity) and cost of development or a...

    Authors: Andrés Isaza-Restrepo, María Teresa Gómez, Gary Cifuentes and Arturo Argüello

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:297

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The Swedish healthcare system has an increased need for nurses and physicians, and the number of International Educated Nurses (IENs) and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking job opportunities and a ...

    Authors: Elisabet Eriksson, Sören Berg and Maria Engström

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:296

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Operating room (OR) metrics are frequently cited when optimizing cost efficacy and quality of care (Weiss et al, Characteristics of operating room procedures in U.S. hospitals, 2011: Statistical brief #170, 20...

    Authors: Christopher Ryan Hoffman, Michael Stuart Green, Jasmine Liu, Usama Iqbal and Kirtanaa Voralu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:295

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Curriculum design and specific topic selection for on-site practical courses in clinical disciplines with limited teaching time is challenging. An electronic learning supported curriculum based on the flipped ...

    Authors: Tobias Dombrowski, Christian Wrobel, Stefan Dazert and Stefan Volkenstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:294

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Tracheal intubation (TI) is a key medical skill used by anesthesiologists and critical care physicians in airway management in operating rooms and critical care units. An objective assessment of dexterity in T...

    Authors: Yousuke Sakakura, Masataka Kamei, Ryota Sakamoto, Hideyuki Morii, Asami Itoh-Masui, Eiji Kawamoto, Hiroshi Imai, Masayuki Miyabe and Motomu Shimaoka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:293

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Dental trainees have various clinical experiences during their internships and they grow by experiencing success and failure. When looking back on an event, it is not apparent which experiences result in more ...

    Authors: Taiji Obayashi, Takayuki Oto, Yukiko Nagatani, Norihiro Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kawaguchi and Tetsuji Ogawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:292

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Learning style refers to the unique ways an individual processes and retains new information and skills. In this study, we aimed to identify the learning styles of Turkish physiotherapy students and investigat...

    Authors: Nursen İlçin, Murat Tomruk, Sevgi Sevi Yeşilyaprak, Didem Karadibak and Sema Savcı

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:291

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  40. Content type: Research article

    There are a few studies of alignment between different knowledge-indices for evidence-based medicine (EBM). The aim of this study was to investigate whether the type of test used to assess knowledge of EBM aff...

    Authors: Ivan Buljan, Ana Jerončić, Mario Malički, Matko Marušić and Ana Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:290

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Data systems for surveillance and monitoring are essential to develop understanding of the levels of physical activity (PA) occurring at the population levels. To comprehensively understand PA in medical schoo...

    Authors: Apichai Wattanapisit, Surasak Vijitpongjinda, Udomsak Saengow, Waluka Amaek, Sanhapan Thanamee and Prachyapan Petchuay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:288

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, quizzes have been applied as a tool for summative assessment, though literature suggests their use as a formative assessment can improve motivation and content retention. With this premise, we i...

    Authors: Rebecca Wallihan, Keely G. Smith, Mark D. Hormann, Rajesh R. Donthi, Kimberly Boland and John D. Mahan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:287

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The relationship between students and the pharmaceutical industry has received substantial attention for decades. However, there have been few reports on this issue from East Asia. We aimed to investigate Japa...

    Authors: Sayaka Saito, Takami Maeno, Yasushi Miyata and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:286

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