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  1. Content type: Research article

    Many health professionals lack the skills to find and appraise published research. This lack of skills and associated knowledge needs to be addressed, and practice habits need to change, for evidence-based pra...

    Authors: Annie McCluskey and Meryl Lovarini

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:40

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The influence of intended and informal curricula on examination preparation has not been extensively studied. This study aims to firstly describe how students utilized components of intended and informal curri...

    Authors: K McLaughlin, S Coderre, W Woloschuk, T Lim, D Muruve and H Mandin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:39

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Personal statements and referees' reports are widely used on medical school application forms, particularly in the UK, to assess the suitability of candidates for a career in medicine. However there are few st...

    Authors: IC McManus, Sheeraz Iqbal, Amuthan Chandrarajan, E Ferguson and Joanna Leaviss

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:38

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  4. Content type: Research article

    This study concerns the occurrence of various forms of mistreatment by staff and fellow students experienced by students in the Faculty of Medicine and the other four faculties of the University of Oulu, Finland.

    Authors: Arja Rautio, Vappu Sunnari, Matti Nuutinen and Marja Laitala

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:36

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  5. Content type: Research article

    In a study to determine the site and preceptor characteristics most valued by clerks and residents in the ambulatory setting we wished to confirm whether these would support effective learning. The deep approa...

    Authors: M Dianne Delva, Karen W Schultz, John R Kirby and Marshall Godwin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:35

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In Finland, public health care is the responsibility of primary health care centres, which render a wide range of community level preventive, curative and rehabilitative medical care. Since 1990's, medical stu...

    Authors: Juhani Miettola, Pekka Mäntyselkä and Tuula Vaskilampi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:34

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The inclusion of family medicine in medical school curricula is essential for producing competent general practitioners. The aim of this study is to evaluate a task-based, community oriented teaching model of ...

    Authors: Samim A Al-Dabbagh Professor and Waleed G Al-Taee Dr

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:31

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Previous trials have showed a 10–30% rate of inaccuracies on applications to individual residency programs. No studies have attempted to corroborate this on a national level. Attempts by residency programs to ...

    Authors: Eric D Katz, Lee Shockley, Lawrence Kass, David Howes, Janis P Tupesis, Christopher Weaver, Osman R Sayan, Victoria Hogan, Jason Begue, Diamond Vrocher, Jackie Frazer, Timothy Evans, Gene Hern, Ralph Riviello, Antonio Rivera, Keith Kinoshita…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:30

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Feedback on videotaped consultations is a useful way to enhance consultation skills among medical students. The method is becoming increasingly common, but is still not widely implemented in medical education....

    Authors: Stein Nilsen and Anders Baerheim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:28

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This study was designed to assess the motivations of senior medical clinicians to teach medical students. This understanding could improve the recruitment and retention of important clinical teachers.

    Authors: Jane Dahlstrom, Anna Dorai-Raj, Darryl McGill, Cathy Owen, Kathleen Tymms and D Ashley R Watson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:27

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Electronic voting systems have been used in various educational settings with little measurement of the educational impact on students. The goal of this study was to measure the effects of the inclusion of an ...

    Authors: Edward J Palmer, Peter G Devitt, Neville J De Young and David Morris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:24

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Our institution recently introduced a novel internet accessible computer aided learning (iCAL) programme to complement existing surgical undergraduate teaching methods. On graduation of the first full cycle of...

    Authors: David Gerard Healy, Fergal J Fleming, David Gilhooley, Patrick Felle, Alfred Edward Wood, Thomas Gorey, Enda W McDermott, John M Fitzpatrick, Niall J O'Higgins and Arnold DK Hill

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:23

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Earlier studies have successfully demonstrated that medical students can achieve success in core clinical rotations with long term attachments in small groups to rural general / family practices.

    Authors: Stephen A Margolis, Llewellyn M Davies and Valmae Ypinazar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:22

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Despite the critical importance of well-being during residency training, only a few Canadian studies have examined stress in residency and none have examined well-being resources. No recent studies have report...

    Authors: Jordan S Cohen and Scott Patten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:21

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Evidence for the superiority of particular characteristics in PBL tutors in medical curricula is generally inconclusive. Most studies have investigated the effectiveness of content experts compared with that o...

    Authors: Michele Groves, Patricia Régo and Peter O'Rourke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:20

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have investigated personality and medical school variables in regard to job satisfaction after graduation. It is of great importance to investigate these factors because this information may be use...

    Authors: Kristine Benedictow Finset, Tore Gude, Erlend Hem, Reidar Tyssen, Oivind Ekeberg and Per Vaglum

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:19

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  17. Content type: Research article

    All medical schools must counsel poor-performing students, address their problems and assist them in developing into competent physicians. The objective of this study was to determine whether students with aca...

    Authors: Susan M Kies and Gregory G Freund

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:18

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Given the relatively sudden change from learner to teacher-provider that new consultants experience and the likely clinical and managerial challenges this may pose, there is a relative dearth of research into ...

    Authors: Brian McKinstry, Malcolm Macnicol, Katy Elliot and Stuart Macpherson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:17

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Imagination of the three-dimensional (3D) structure of cerebral vascular lesions using two-dimensional (2D) angiograms is one of the skills that neurosurgical residents should achieve during their training. Al...

    Authors: Behzad Eftekhar, Mohammad Ghodsi, Ebrahim Ketabchi and Arman Rakan Ghazvini

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:15

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Primary Health Care (PHC) is increasingly being introduced into undergraduate medical education. In Greece, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Crete was the first to introduce a 4-week long training ...

    Authors: George Belos, Christos Lionis, Michael Fioretos, John Vlachonicolis and Anastas Philalithis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:13

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Following the implementation of a new final Year 5 curriculum in one medical school we carried out a study to explore the experience of the transition from final student year to Pre-Registration House Officer ...

    Authors: Heidi Lempp, Mac Cochrane and John Rees

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:10

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  22. Content type: Technical advance

    As assessment has been shown to direct learning, it is critical that the examinations developed to test clinical competence in medical undergraduates are valid and reliable. The use of extended matching questi...

    Authors: Bipin Bhakta, Alan Tennant, Mike Horton, Gemma Lawton and David Andrich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:9

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Our obstetrics and gynaecology undergraduate teaching module allocates 40–50 final year medical students to eight teaching hospital sites in the West Midlands region. Based on student feedback and concerns rel...

    Authors: Rajesh Varma, Ekta Tiyagi and Janesh K Gupta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:8

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  24. Content type: Research article

    It is a high priority that health care providers have effective communication skills. It has been well documented that the doctor-patient relationship is central to the delivery of high quality medical care, a...

    Authors: Mohsen Tavakol, Sima Torabi, Owen D Lyne and Ali A Zeinaloo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:6

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Pharmaceutical company representatives (PCRs) influence the prescribing habits and professional behaviour of physicians. However, the skills for interacting with PCRs are not taught in the traditional medical ...

    Authors: James L Wofford and Christopher A Ohl

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:5

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Physicians' awareness of their important role in defusing the obesity epidemic has increased. However, the number of family practitioners who treat obesity problems continues to be low. Self-efficacy refers to...

    Authors: Sara Katz, Amiel Feigenbaum, Shmuel Pasternak and Shlomo Vinker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:4

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Although Western models of education are being used to establish health professional programs in non-Western countries, little is known about how students in these countries perceive their learning experiences...

    Authors: Hélène Larin, Jean Wessel and Amal Al-Shamlan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:3

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Recent literature has called for humanistic care of patients and for medical schools to begin incorporating humanism into medical education. To assess the attitudes of health-care professionals toward homeless...

    Authors: David S Buck, F Marconi Monteiro, Suzanne Kneuper, Donna Rochon, Dana L Clark, Allegra Melillo and Robert J Volk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:2

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  29. Content type: Debate

    A variety of definitions of evidence-based practice (EBP) exist. However, definitions are in themselves insufficient to explain the underlying processes of EBP and to differentiate between an evidence-based proce...

    Authors: Martin Dawes, William Summerskill, Paul Glasziou, Antonino Cartabellotta, Janet Martin, Kevork Hopayian, Franz Porzsolt, Amanda Burls and James Osborne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2005 5:1

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Critical appraisal skills are believed to play a central role in an evidence-based approach to health practice. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and costs of a critical appraisal skills ...

    Authors: Rod S Taylor, Barnaby C Reeves, Paul E Ewings and Rebecca J Taylor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:30

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Prior literature has shown that physicians with healthy personal habits are more likely to encourage patients to adopt similar habits. However, despite the possibility that promoting medical student health mig...

    Authors: Erica Frank, Joan Hedgecock and Lisa K Elon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:29

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Medical education is increasingly being conducted in community-based teaching sites at diverse locations, making it difficult to provide a consistent curriculum. We conducted a randomized trial to assess wheth...

    Authors: David J Solomon, Gary S Ferenchick, Heather S Laird-Fick and Kevin Kavanaugh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:27

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The fourth-year Obstetrics and Gynaecology course at our institution had previously been taught using theory classes alone. A new teaching model was introduced to provide a better link with professional practi...

    Authors: Júlio Cesar Massonetto, Cláudio Marcellini, Paulo Sérgio Ribeiro Assis and Sérgio Floriano de Toledo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:26

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The quality of psychosocial assessment of children in consultations varies widely. One reason for this difference is the variability in effective mental health and communication training at undergraduate and p...

    Authors: Debra Nestel, Sharon Taylor and Quentin Spender

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:25

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Little data exist for the effectiveness of communication skills teaching for medical students in non-English speaking countries. We conducted a non-randomized controlled study to examine if a short intensive s...

    Authors: Kei Mukohara, Kazuya Kitamura, Hideki Wakabayashi, Keiko Abe, Juichi Sato and Nobutaro Ban

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:24

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Pencil-and-paper examination formats, and specifically the standard, five-option multiple-choice question, have often been questioned as a means for assessing higher-order clinical reasoning or problem solving...

    Authors: Sylvain P Coderre, Peter Harasym, Henry Mandin and Gordon Fick

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:23

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    1.511 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.938 - 5-year Impact Factor
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    0.765 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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