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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Content type: Research article

    The Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies first implemented the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in the final MB Examination in Medicine and Therapeutics during the 2000–20...

    Authors: Russell B Pierre, Andrea Wierenga, Michelle Barton, J Michael Branday and Celia DC Christie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:22

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  20. Content type: Debate

    Medical ethics has existed since the time of Hippocrates. However, formal training in bioethics did not become established until a few decades ago. Bioethics has gained a strong foothold in health sciences in ...

    Authors: Temidayo O Ogundiran

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:21

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The practice of Evidence-based Medicine requires that clinicians assess the validity of published research and then apply the results to patient care. We wanted to assess whether our soon-to-graduate medical s...

    Authors: George Bergus, Scott Vogelgesang, Janeta Tansey, Ellen Franklin and Ronald Feld

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:20

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  22. Content type: Research article

    While previous authors have emphasized the importance of integrating and reinforcing evidence-based medicine (EBM) skills in residency, there are few published examples of such curricula. We designed an EBM cu...

    Authors: David H Thom, Julie Haugen, Peter S Sommers and Peter Lovett

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:19

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The medical specialities chosen by doctors for their careers play an important part in the workforce planning of health-care services. However, there is little theoretical understanding of how different medica...

    Authors: KV Petrides and IC McManus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:18

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Engaging practicing physicians in educational strategies that reinforce guideline adoption and improve the quality of healthcare may be difficult. Push technologies such as email offer new opportunities to eng...

    Authors: Maziar Abdolrasulnia, Blanche C Collins, Linda Casebeer, Terry Wall, Claire Spettell, Midge N Ray, Norman W Weissman and Jeroan J Allison

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:17

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study is to investigate the perceptions of first and third year medical students on self-study and reporting processes of Problem-based Learning (PBL) sessions and their usage of learning...

    Authors: Berna Musal, Yucel Gursel, H Cahit Taskiran, Sema Ozan and Arif Tuna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:16

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to research the feasibility of training mental health consumers as tutors for 4th year medical students in psychiatry.

    Authors: Cathy Owen and Rebecca E Reay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:14

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Involving patients in decision making on diagnostic procedures requires a basic level of statistical thinking. However, innumeracy is prevalent even among physicians. In medical teaching the 2 × 2 table is wid...

    Authors: Anke Steckelberg, Andrea Balgenorth, Jürgen Berger and Ingrid Mühlhauser

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:13

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Medical training is increasingly occurring in the ambulatory setting for final year medical students and residents. This study looks to identify if gender, school, level of training, or speciality affects lear...

    Authors: Karen W Schultz, John Kirby, Dianne Delva, Marshall Godwin, Sarita Verma, Richard Birtwhistle, Chris Knapper and Rachelle Seguin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:12

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  29. Content type: Research article

    It is not clear that teaching specific history taking, physical examination and patient teaching techniques to medical students results in durable behavioural changes. We used a quasi-experimental design that ...

    Authors: David J Solomon, Heather S Laird-Fick, Carole W Keefe, Margaret E Thompson and Mary Margaret Noel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:8

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Web-based delivery of educational programmes is becoming increasingly popular and is expected to expand, especially in medicine. The successful implementation of these programmes is reliant on their ability to...

    Authors: Michele Langlois, Richard F Heller, Richard Edwards, Georgios Lyratzopoulos and John Sandars

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:7

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Teratogen information services have been developed around the world to disseminate information regarding the safety of maternal exposures during pregnancy. The Motherisk Program in Toronto, Canada, fields thou...

    Authors: Adrienne Einarson, Andrew Park and Gideon Koren

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:6

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Case reports are frequently published in the health care literature, however advice on preparing such reports using the "instructions to authors" pages of journals is alleged to be limited. However, to our kno...

    Authors: Olanrewaju Sorinola, Olufemi Olufowobi, Aravinthan Coomarasamy and Khalid S Khan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:4

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  33. Content type: Research article

    A Family Day program was implemented at Indiana University School of Medicine to educate the families and friends of in-coming medical students about the rigors of medical school and the factors that contribut...

    Authors: Mary A Bell, Paula S Smith, James J Brokaw and Herbert E Cushing

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:3

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The need for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and holistic approaches in allopathic medical school curricula has been well articulated. Despite increased CAM instruction, feasible and validated ins...

    Authors: Désirée Lie and John Boker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:2

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  35. Content type: Debate

    The last decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of biomedical knowledge. Despite this, fashions in medical education over the same period have shifted away from factual (didactic) teaching and towards contextu...

    Authors: Richard J Epstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2004 4:1

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Despite the importance of continuing medical education (CME) for GPs, there has been little research into how providers decide what types of CME to deliver to GPs. This study aimed to identify factors affectin...

    Authors: Tania Winzenberg and Nick Higginbotham

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2003 3:11

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