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  1. Content type: Research article

    The recent UK Government paper ‘Five year forward view’ describes the need to move much patient management from secondary to primary care, and this will require a significant increase in the numbers of General...

    Authors: Robin Lewis and Shona Kelly

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:67

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    Misconduct during medical school predicts subsequent fitness to practise (FtP) events in doctors, but relatively little is known about which factors are associated with such issues during undergraduate educati...

    Authors: Lewis W. Paton, Paul A. Tiffin, Daniel Smith, Jon S. Dowell and Lazaro M. Mwandigha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:68

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    Moving from postgraduate training into independent practice represents a major transition in physicians’ professional life. Little is known about how Swiss primary care graduates experience such a transition. ...

    Authors: N. Junod Perron, M. C. Audetat, S. Mazouri, M. Schindler, D. M. Haller and J. Sommer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:65

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    Fairness is a critical component of defensible assessment. Candidates should perform according to ability without influence from background characteristics such as ethnicity or sex. However, performance differ...

    Authors: David Hope, Karen Adamson, I. C. McManus, Liliana Chis and Andrew Elder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:64

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    Investigation of real incidents has been consistently identified by expert reviews and student surveys as a potentially valuable teaching resource for medical students. The aim of this study was to adapt a pub...

    Authors: Vicki Tully, Douglas Murphy, Evridiki Fioratou, Arun Chaudhuri, James Shaw and Peter Davey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:57

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  6. Content type: Research article

    As part of efforts to implement the human resources capacity building component of the African Regional Strategy on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for the health sector, the African Regional Office of the Worl...

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Abdulmumini Usman, Kalula Kalambay, Stella Anyangwe, Kuku Voyi, Christopher Garimoi Orach, Aklilu Azazh, Mala Ali Mapatano, Ngoy Nsenga, Lucien Manga, Solomon Woldetsadik, Francois Nguessan and Angela Benson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:60

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Despite the increasing uptake of information and communication technologies (ICT) within healthcare services across developing countries, community healthcare workers (CHWs) have limited knowledge to fully uti...

    Authors: Nikolaos Mastellos, Tammy Tran, Kanika Dharmayat, Elizabeth Cecil, Hsin-Yi Lee, Cybele C. Peng Wong, Winnie Mkandawire, Emmanuel Ngalande, Joseph Tsung-Shu Wu, Victoria Hardy, Baxter Griphin Chirambo and John Martin O’Donoghue

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:61

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Although the flipped classroom model has been widely adopted in medical education, reports on its use in graduate-level public health programs are limited. This study describes the design, implementation, and ...

    Authors: Stephanie Shiau, Linda G. Kahn, Jonathan Platt, Chihua Li, Jason T. Guzman, Zachary G. Kornhauser, Katherine M. Keyes and Silvia S. Martins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:63

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Delirium is a common and serious complication of hospitalisation in older adults. It can lead to prolonged hospital stay, institutionalisation, and even death. However, it often remains unrecognised or is not ...

    Authors: Eveline L. van Velthuijsen, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Ron M. J. Warnier, Ton Ambergen, Wubbo J. Mulder, Frans R. J. Verhey and Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:59

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools globally are encouraged to widen access and participation for students from less privileged backgrounds. Many strategies have been implemented to address this inequality, but much still needs t...

    Authors: Lysa E. Owen, Stephanie Ann Anderson and Johnathan S. Dowell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:58

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The activities and work demands of medical professionals, including occupational physicians (OPs), fall into three categories: clinical, academic, and administrative. Work demands of an OP consist of these thr...

    Authors: Evangelia Demou, Drushca Lalloo and Ewan B. Macdonald

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:62

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Highly-competent patient care is paramount to medicine. Quality training and patient accessibility to physicians with a wide range of specializations is essential. Yet, poor quality of life for physicians cann...

    Authors: Rie Sakai-Bizmark, Rei Goto, Shusuke Hiragi and Hiroshi Tamura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:49

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The environment for medical education in Iraq has been difficult for many years. The 2003 invasion of Iraq accelerated a steady emigration of faculty and graduates. Kidnappings and deaths of doctors became com...

    Authors: Riyadh Lafta, Waleed Al-Ani, Saba Dhiaa, Megan Cherewick, Amy Hagopian and Gilbert Burnham

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:53

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  14. Content type: Research article

    It is known that empathic communication is important for physicians to achieve higher patient satisfaction and health outcomes. Emotional intelligence (EI), empathy and personality in medical students predict ...

    Authors: Keiko Abe, Masayuki Niwa, Kazuhiko Fujisaki and Yasuyuki Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:47

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Personality influences an individual’s adaptation to a specific job or organization. Little is known about personality trait differences between medical career and specialty choices after graduating from medical ...

    Authors: Sari Mullola, Christian Hakulinen, Justin Presseau, David Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, Markus Jokela, Taina Hintsa and Marko Elovainio

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:52

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional education (IPE) interventions are not always successful in achieving learning outcomes. Team-Based Learning (TBL) would appear to be a suitable pedagogical method for IPE, as it focuses on te...

    Authors: Lukas Lochner, Sandra Girardi, Alessandra Pavcovich, Horand Meier, Franco Mantovan and Dietmar Ausserhofer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:48

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Deficiencies in medical student knowledge in musculoskeletal medicine have been well documented. To address these deficiencies, numerous curricular changes at our institution were instituted. The objective of ...

    Authors: Derek Khorsand, Ansab Khwaja and Gregory A. Schmale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:46

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Although burnout is viewed as a syndrome rooted in the working environment and organizational culture, the role of the learning environment in the development of resident burnout remains unclear. We aimed to e...

    Authors: Stefan N. van Vendeloo, Lode Godderis, Paul L. P. Brand, Kees C. P. M. Verheyen, Suria A. Rowell and Harm Hoekstra

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:54

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Internal grade inflation is a documented practice in secondary schools (mostly in private schools) that jeopardises fairness with regard to access to medical school. However, it is frequently assumed that the ...

    Authors: Cristina Costa-Santos, Pedro Vieira-Marques, Altamiro Costa-Pereira, Maria Amélia Ferreira and Alberto Freitas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:51

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  20. Content type: Research article

    In Japan, some residents develop mental health problems. In previous studies, it was reported that long working hours might be a cause of stress reaction such as depression. There were some reports that compar...

    Authors: Ryoko Ogawa, Emiko Seo, Takami Maeno, Makoto Ito, Masaru Sanuki and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:50

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  21. Content type: Correction

    Forllowing publication of the original article [1], the first author reported that there was a typographical error in the name of one of his co-authors. The correct spelling is Alemayehu Bedada, not Alemayhu B...

    Authors: Michael J. Peluso, Rebecca Luckett, Savara Mantzor, Alemayehu G. Bedada, Paul Saleeb, Miriam Haverkamp, Mosepele Mosepele, Cecil Haverkamp, Rosa Maoto, Detlef Prozesky, Neo Tapela, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Tomer Barak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:56

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

  22. Content type: Research article

    Medical students face many barriers to seeking out professional help for their mental health, including stigma relating to mental illness, and often prefer to seek support and advice from fellow students. Impr...

    Authors: E. Bethan Davies, Emmeline Beever and Cris Glazebrook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:45

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional learning activities are included in many curricula but are difficult to assess. For languages that are not widely spoken such as Swedish, few validated questionnaires exist that relate to int...

    Authors: Samuel Edelbring, Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren and Desiree Wiegleb Edström

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:40

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The Brazilian undergraduate medical course is six years long. As in other countries, a medical residency is not obligatory to practice as a doctor. In this context, this paper aims to clarify what and when com...

    Authors: Camila Ament Giuliani dos Santos Franco, Renato Soleiman Franco, José Mauro Ceratti Lopes, Milton Severo and Maria Amélia Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:43

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  25. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing recognition that training is not translated into performance and the ‘transfer problem’ exists in organization training today. Although factors contributing to training transfer have been id...

    Authors: Fang Ma, Yangjing Bai, Yangjuan Bai, Weiguang Ma, Xiangyu Yang and Jiping Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:44

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Social isolation in medical students is a subjective experience that may influence medical career decision making. Rural self-efficacy has been shown to influence rural career intentions following a rural clin...

    Authors: Vivian Isaac, Sabrina Winona Pit and Craig S. McLachlan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:42

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Little research addresses how medical students develop their choice of specialty training in crisis and resource-poor settings. The newly graduated medical students determine the future of the healthcare syste...

    Authors: Bisher Sawaf, Fatima Abbas, Amr Idris, Tareq Al Saadi and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:39

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Exposure to a broad spectrum of patient cases is a mainstay of undergraduate medical education. This study aimed to assess how many primary care-specific clinical pictures final-year medical students in tradit...

    Authors: Roman Hari, Michael Harris, Peter Frey and Sven Streit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:34

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Although medical school programs oriented toward postgraduate specialty training have the potential to reduce the duration and cost of medical school for US medical students, success depends on the ability of ...

    Authors: M. Douglas Jones Jr, Traci Yamashita, Randal G. Ross and Jennifer Gong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:33

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Although electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has rapidly increased, there is little data about what United States medical students know or are taught about them. This study examined medical students’ experi...

    Authors: Katie Hinderaker, David V. Power, Sharon Allen, Ellen Parker and Kolawole Okuyemi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:32

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Medical students have high levels of stress that could be due to the daily life stressors and the extra stress of academic burden. The present study investigated the perceived stress level as well as the reaso...

    Authors: Zohair Jamil Gazzaz, Mukhtiar Baig, Bader Salem Mana Al Alhendi, Mohammed Mahdi Owiad Al Suliman, Awshaemah Salem Al Alhendi, Mana Saleh Hadi Al-Grad and Mohammed Abdullah Ali Qurayshah

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:29

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  32. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the corresponding author wrote to say that he had missed the names of some of the collaborators in the list he sent to the typesetters. In addition, there was...

    Authors: Mustafa S. Rashid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:28

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:1

  33. Content type: Research article

    Driving licensing jurisdictions require detailed assessments of fitness-to-drive from occupational therapy driver assessors (OTDAs). We developed decision training based on the recommendations of expert OTDAs,...

    Authors: Priscilla Harries, Carolyn Unsworth, Hulya Gokalp, Miranda Davies, Christopher Tomlinson and Luke Harries

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:27

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The provision of nutrition care by doctors is important in promoting healthy dietary habits, and such interventions can lead to reductions in disease morbidity, mortality, and medical costs. However, medical s...

    Authors: Victor Mogre, Fred C. J. Stevens, Paul A. Aryee, Anthony Amalba and Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:26

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  35. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], one of the authors reported that prior to publication her surname had changed from ‘Kerlen’ to ‘van der Kruk’, but that this change had not been incorporated ...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Teresa O’Connor, Robin A. Ray, Yolanda van der Kruk, Michelle Bellingan and Peta-Ann Teague

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:25

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

  36. Content type: Research article

    Collaborative learning facilitates reflection, diversifies understanding and stimulates skills of critical and higher-order thinking. Although the benefits of collaborative learning have long been recognized, ...

    Authors: Mohammed Saqr, Uno Fors and Matti Tedre

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:24

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Globally more registered nurses need to be recruited to meet the needs of aging populations and increased co-morbidity. Nursing recruitment remains challenging when compared to other healthcare programs. Despi...

    Authors: Ling Ting Wu, Wenru Wang, Eleanor Holroyd, Violeta Lopez and Sok Ying Liaw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:23

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional education is receiving increased attention worldwide. This has led to the development of a bachelor programme “Interprofessional Health Care” at the University of Heidelberg, Germany beginnin...

    Authors: Cornelia Mahler, Veronika Schwarzbeck, Johanna Mink and Katja Goetz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:19

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) are being used by a growing number of postgraduate training programs and medical schools as their interview process for selection entry. The Australian General Practice and Trai...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Premala Sureshkumar and Karyn Mossman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:21

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  40. Content type: Research article

    In postgraduate training, there is a need to continuously assess the learning and working conditions to optimize learning. Students or trainees respond to the learning climate as they perceive it. The Dutch Re...

    Authors: Jaime L. Pacifico, Cees P. M. van der Vleuten, Arno M. M. Muijtjens, Erlyn A. Sana and Sylvia Heeneman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:22

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Patient-centered care has been one of the most frequently discussed principles in medical practice. However, there is a serious concern that the patient-centered attitudes of physicians diminish over the cours...

    Authors: Hirono Ishikawa, Daisuke Son, Masato Eto, Kiyoshi Kitamura and Takahiro Kiuchi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:20

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