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  1. Content type: Research article

    Implementing a patient safety curriculum for medical students requires to identify their needs and current awareness of the topic. Several tools have been developed to measure patient safety culture, but none ...

    Authors: Stéphanie Larramendy-Magnin, Emmanuelle Anthoine, Barbara L’Heude, Brice Leclère and Leïla Moret

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:222

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  2. Content type: Review

    Student bullying in the clinical environment continues to have a substantial impact, despite numerous attempts to rectify the situation. However, there are significant gaps in the literature about intervention...

    Authors: Althea Gamble Blakey, Kelby Smith-Han, Lynley Anderson, Emma Collins, Elizabeth Berryman and Tim J. Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:220

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Little is known regarding the psychometric properties of computerized long-menu formats in comparison to classic formats. We compared single-best-answer (Type A) and long-menu formats using identical question ...

    Authors: Bernard Cerutti, Fabiola Stollar, Monica Escher, Katherine Blondon, Susanne Aujesky, Mathieu Nendaz and Annick Galetto-Lacour

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:219

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Ethical behavior and professionalism is an ideal characteristic required of medical students and included as ‘must achieve’ and critical aspect of medical students’ curriculum. This study proposes to determine...

    Authors: Hematram Yadav, Ravindran Jegasothy, Sowmya Ramakrishnappa, Jaiprakash Mohanraj and Prathapa Senan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:218

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Rwanda is the only African country to use the pediatric International In-Training Examination (I-ITE). The objectives of this study were to use the scores from the I-ITE to outline the baseline level of knowle...

    Authors: Natalie McCall, Christian Umuhoza, Cliff O’Callahan, Tanya Rogo, Diane Stafford, Aimable Kanyamuhunga and Peter T. Cartledge

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:217

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Achieving universal health care coverage will require greater investment in primary health care, particularly in rural and underserved populations in low and middle-income countries. South Africa has invested ...

    Authors: Xincheng Sui, Priscilla Reddy, Anam Nyembezi, Pamela Naidoo, Kalipso Chalkidou, Neil Squires and Shah Ebrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:216

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Recent advances in medicine and an increasingly demanding healthcare environment are causing various complicated ethical problems. Nursing students need to prepare to deal with ethical issues in their future r...

    Authors: Taeko Muramatsu, Mieko Nakamura, Eisaku Okada, Harumi Katayama and Toshiyuki Ojima

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:215

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Transthoracic echocardiograms (TTE) performed and interpreted by cardiology fellows during off-duty hours are critical to patient care, however limited data exist on their interpretive accuracy. Our aims were ...

    Authors: Aferdita Spahillari, Ian McCormick, Jesse X. Yang, Gene R. Quinn and Warren J. Manning

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:213

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Echocardiography is a frequently used imaging modality requiring extensive training to master. In order to develop curriculums and teaching material fully favouring students learning within echocardiography, t...

    Authors: Anna Dieden, Elisabeth Carlson and Petri Gudmundsson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:212

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Medical students struggle with a heavy workload during their comparatively long course of study in China. The future of medical science depends largely on whether or not medical students become qualified. This...

    Authors: Yu Jin Xie, De Pin Cao, Tao Sun and Li Bin Yang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:211

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The web-based presentation software Prezi was used to create a digital presentation in order to facilitate antibiotic knowledge in an undergraduate course on infectious diseases in the Karolinska Institutet Me...

    Authors: Mary Hyll, Robert Schvarcz and Katri Manninen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:210

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:249

  12. Content type: Research article

    A breadth of evidence supports that academic dishonesty is prevalent among higher education students, including students in health sciences educational programs. Research suggest individuals who engage in acad...

    Authors: Tina Antill Keener, Marina Galvez Peralta, Melinda Smith, Lauren Swager, James Ingles, Sijin Wen and Mariette Barbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:209

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  13. Content type: Research article

    While literature on the theoretical value of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) for assessment is rapidly expanding, little experience exists on its application. The aims of this study are to develop a...

    Authors: Harm Peters, Ylva Holzhausen, Asja Maaz, Erik Driessen and Anja Czeskleba

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:207

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Lectures are still an important part of today’s medical education at many medical schools. The pediatric lecture series at the Center for Pediatrics, Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine...

    Authors: Marco S. Spehl, Christine Straub, Andrea Heinzmann and Sebastian F. N. Bode

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:206

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Non-Technical Skills (NTS) are becoming more important in medical education. A lack of NTS was identified as a major reason for unsafe patient care, favouring adverse events and team breakdown. Therefore, the ...

    Authors: Parisa Moll-Khosrawi, Anne Kamphausen, Wolfgang Hampe, Leonie Schulte-Uentrop, Stefan Zimmermann and Jens Christian Kubitz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:205

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Profound clinical, conceptual and ideological differences between child and adult mental health service models contribute to transition-related discontinuity of care. Many of these may be related to psychiatry...

    Authors: Frederick Russet, Veronique Humbertclaude, Gwen Dieleman, Katarina Dodig-Ćurković, Gaelle Hendrickx, Vlatka Kovač, Fiona McNicholas, Athanasios Maras, Santosh Paramala, Moli Paul, Ulrike M. E. Schulze, Giulia Signorini, Cathy Street, Priya Tah, Helena Tuomainen, Swaran P. Singh…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:204

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Preceptorship fulfills the requirements of International Guidelines regarding the training of health care professionals as a method of teaching in clinical settings, during the daily work routine. This study a...

    Authors: Letícia Cabrini Girotto, Sylvia Claassen Enns, Marilda Siriani de Oliveira, Fernanda Brenneisen Mayer, Bruno Perotta, Itamar Souza Santos and Patricia Tempski

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:203

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  18. Content type: Research article

    A balance between autonomy and supervision can be difficult to obtain in medical education. In this study, we sought to determine whether the presence and level of supervision of ophthalmology resident outpati...

    Authors: Eric L. Singman, Michael V. Boland, Jing Tian, Laura K. Green and Divya Srikumaran

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:202

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Direct ophthalmoscopy (DO) is an essential skill for medical graduates but there are multiple barriers to learning this. Medical students and junior doctors typically lack confidence in DO. Most students do no...

    Authors: J. A. Gilmour-White, A. Picton, A. Blaikie, A. K. Denniston, R. Blanch, J. Coleman and P. I. Murray

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:201

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  20. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to develop and conduct psychometric testing of the Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory to measure the critical thinking disposition of Chinese medical college students.

    Authors: Xiaoxia Wang, Xiaoxiao Sun, Tianhao Huang, Renqiang He, Weina Hao and Li Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:200

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The shortage of primary care physicians in rural China is an enduring problem with serious implications for access to care. In response to the shortage in health workforce in rural areas, China government has ...

    Authors: Ling Wang, Yuwei Yang, Jimin Zhu, Hong Xie, Chunxiao Jiang, Chi Zhang, Jie Li and Fen Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:199

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Personal logbooks are universally applied for monitoring and evaluation of surgical trainees; however, the quality and accuracy of such logbooks in low income countries (LICs) are poorly examined. Logbooks are...

    Authors: Ø. V. Svendsen, C. Helgerud, A. J. van Duinen, Ø. Salvesen, P. M. George and H. A. Bolkan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:198

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The clinical environments are more complex, diverse and rapidly changing. Patients’ conditions were chronic and complexed, healthcare providers require clinical reasoning for patient safety care. One of the le...

    Authors: Juyeon Bae, JuHee Lee, Yeonsoo Jang and Yoonju Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:197

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Routine IPV screening is a controversial topic and there is no evidence to suggest that it improves the health outcomes of women. Consequently, understanding the socio-cultural dimensions, becomes essential to...

    Authors: Olufunmilayo I. Fawole, Busola O. Balogun, Adebola A. Adejimi, O. J. Akinsola and Jacqueline M. Van Wyk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:196

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The rapid expansion of genetic knowledge, and the implications for healthcare has resulted in an increased role for Primary Care Providers (PCPs) to incorporate genetics into their daily practice. The objectiv...

    Authors: Brittany Harding, Colleen Webber, Lucia Rühland, Nancy Dalgarno, Christine Armour, Richard Birtwhistle, Glenn Brown, June C. Carroll, Michael Flavin, Susan P. Phillips and Jennifer J. MacKenzie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:195

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Self-explanation without feedback has been shown to improve medical students’ diagnostic reasoning. While feedback is generally seen as beneficial for learning, available evidence of the value of its combinati...

    Authors: M. Chamberland, J. Setrakian, C. St-Onge, L. Bergeron, S. Mamede and H. G. Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:194

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Several studies correlate medical residency with the occurrence of mental health disorders, Burnout Syndrome and quality of life impairment. It has been demonstrated that mental health disorders increase medic...

    Authors: Paula Lage Pasqualucci, Luciana Luccas Mendes Damaso, Arthur Hirschfeld Danila, Daniel Fatori, Francisco Lotufo Neto and Vera Hermina Kalika Koch

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:193

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  28. Content type: Research article

    To determine which resident and program characteristics correlate with ophthalmic knowledge, as assessed by resident Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) performance.

    Authors: Sidra Zafar, Xueyang Wang, Divya Srikumaran, Shameema Sikder, Pradeep Ramulu, Michael V. Boland, Eric Singman and Fasika A. Woreta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:190

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  29. Content type: Research article

    One third of UK medical students undertake an intercalated degree, typically in traditional academic disciplines. It is less usual for students to undertake intercalated degrees that are directly aligned to a ...

    Authors: Blair Graham, Hadir Elbeltagi, Pam Nelmes, Annie Jenkin and Jason E Smith

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:188

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In peer-led tutorial courses, qualified medical students (“tutors”) provide their peers with opportunities to deepen their theoretical knowledge effectively and to practice clinical skills already in preclinic...

    Authors: Angelika Homberg, Jan Hundertmark, Jürgen Krause, Merle Brunnée, Boris Neumann and Svetla Loukanova

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:187

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  31. Content type: Research article

    In Team-Based Learning (TBL) preparation of relevant coursework during self-directed learning time is evaluated by the individual readiness assurance test (iRAT). We recently reported that student performance ...

    Authors: Gonzalo A. Carrasco, Kathryn C. Behling and Osvaldo J. Lopez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:185

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Studies have demonstrated the importance of role models in medical education. Medical students in Germany participate in clinical placements (“Famulatur”) that last 4 months in total and represent the first re...

    Authors: Oliver Keis, Achim Schneider, Felix Heindl, Markus Huber-Lang, Wolfgang Öchsner and Claudia Grab-Kroll

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:184

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Early clinical exposure (ECE) is viewed as a way to provide contexts of basic science and highlight its relevance to medical practice. However, very few studies have specifically looked into how the ECE experi...

    Authors: Kung-Pei Tang, Chien-Yu Chen, Ming-Shun Wu, Tzu-Tao Chen, Bei-Wen Wu and Po-Fang Tsai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:183

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Maladjustment and emotional distress are extremely prevalent among first-year medical students in college and are associated with numerous negative consequences for medical freshmen, their families and univers...

    Authors: Yuan-Yuan Xu, Tong Wu, Yong-Ju Yu and Min Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:182

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The concept of e-Learning has been rapidly accepted as an important component of medical education and is especially adept at teaching clinical skills. However, their impact on learning, particularly in Otolar...

    Authors: Ronald Yoon-Kong Chin, Richard Tjahjono, Michael John Raymond Rutledge, Tim Lambert and Nathaniel Deboever

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:181

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Performance of sufficient cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by medical personnel is critical to improve outcomes during cardiac arrest. It has however been shown that even health care professionals possess a...

    Authors: Christian Berger, Peter Brinkrolf, Cristian Ertmer, Jan Becker, Hendrik Friederichs, Manuel Wenk, Hugo Van Aken and Klaus Hahnenkamp

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:180

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  37. Content type: Research article

    As the global burden of chronic disease grows, and infectious disease threats loom large, the need for medical graduates with expertise in public health medicine (PHM) is growing. A recurrent challenge is inte...

    Authors: Colin Bell, Annie Simmons, Erik Martin, Candice McKenzie, Janet McLeod and Scott McCoombe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:179

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Study motivation and knowledge retention benefit from regular student self-assessments. Inclusion of certainty-based learning (CBL) in computer-assisted formative tests may further enhance this by enabling stu...

    Authors: Wiljan J. A. J. Hendriks, Nicole Bakker, Helma Pluk, Arjan de Brouwer, Bé Wieringa, Alessandra Cambi, Mirjam Zegers, Derick G. Wansink, Ron Leunissen and Peter H. M. Klaren

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:178

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  39. Content type: Review

    Despite much effort in the development of robustness of information provided by individual assessment events, there is less literature on the aggregation of this information to make progression decisions on in...

    Authors: Mike Tweed and Tim Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:176

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  40. Content type: Research article

    There is increasing interest in global health teaching among medical schools and their students. Schools in the UK and internationally are considering the best structure, methods and content of global health c...

    Authors: Nicole Blum, Anita Berlin, Anna Isaacs, William J. Burch and Chris Willott

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:175

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is an essential part of clinical teaching and learning, yet it is often perceived as unsatisfactory in busy clinical settings. Clinical teachers need to balance the competing demands of clinical duty ...

    Authors: Chung-Hsien Chaou, Yu-Che Chang, Shiuan-Ruey Yu, Hsu-Min Tseng, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Kuan-Han Wu, Lynn Valerie Monrouxe and Roy Ngerng Yi Ling

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:174

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Hypoglycemia is a severe clinical problem with physical and psychosocial implications for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Medical students would benefit from formal education on how to treat hypoglycem...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Beverly, Marilyn D. Ritholz, Rochelle G. Rennie and Sophia C. Mort

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:171

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