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  1. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Research article

    The ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill for a pharmacist. However, the curricula of most pharmacy schools in South Korea do not include communication skills training (CST). This study aims...

    Authors: Hye Kyung Jin, So Hyun Park, Ji Eun Kang, Kyung Suk Choi, Hong Ah. Kim, Min Seon Jeon and Sandy Jeong Rhie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:172

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  14. 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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  15. Content type: Research article

    Ultrasound is one of the most important imaging techniques in clinical medicine with unique advantages. Skills in ultrasound imaging are very usefull for physicians including novices and thus also mandated by ...

    Authors: Nora Celebi, Jan Griewatz, Nisar P. Malek, Sarah Krieg, Toni Kuehnl, Reinhold Muller, Jan Pauluschke-Fröhlich, Ines Debove, Reimer Riessen, Stephan Zipfel and Eckhart Fröhlich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:170

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Despite concerns regarding the increasing obesity epidemic, little is known regarding obesity curricula in medical education. Medical school family medicine clerkships address common primary care topics during...

    Authors: Harland Holman, Sumi Dey, Ian Drobish, Leora Aquino, Alan T. Davis, Tracy J. Koehler and Rebecca Malouin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:169

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to investigate whether a pregnancy experience program (PREP) simulating physical changes in a mother during the last trimester of pregnancy could increase empathy, understanding...

    Authors: Jeeyoon Yu, Yoohyun Chung, Jung Eum Lee, Dae Hun Suh, Jeong Ha Wie, Hyun Sun Ko, In Yang Park and Jong Chul Shin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:168

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Accurate knowledge and good pain evaluation and documentation practices should be present for efficient pain management. In this study, we aimed to assess the knowledge and practices of nurses relating to the ...

    Authors: Haneen A. Toba, Ahmad M. Samara and Sa’ed H. Zyoud

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:167

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  19. Content type: Research article

    There has been an exponential increase in the offering of short-term international field experiences in recent years in response to student demands for global health opportunities. Pre-departure preparation is...

    Authors: Anna Kalbarczyk, Emily Nagourney, Nina A. Martin, Victoria Chen and Bhakti Hansoti

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:166

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Clinical pharmacists must have a complex combination of academic knowledge and practical experience that integrates all aspects of practice. Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare in 2007 launched the Postgra...

    Authors: Chung-Jen Wei, Tzu-Hsuan Lu, Shu-Chen Chien, Wan-Tsui Huang, Yueh-Ping Liu, Cho-Yu Chan and Chiung-Hsuan Chiu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:165

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Motivational interviewing (MI) is internationally recognised as an effective intervention to facilitate health-related behaviour change; although, how it is best implemented and maintained in everyday clinical...

    Authors: David Lim, Adrian Schoo, Sharon Lawn and John Litt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:164

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  22. Content type: Research article

    In China, the shortage of doctors leads to stressful clinical work and increasing turnover. Medical students undergoing postgraduate specialty training will be the country’s medical workforce in the coming dec...

    Authors: Lu Tian, Juncai Pu, Yiyun Liu, Xiaogang Zhong, Siwen Gui, Xuemian Song, Shaohua Xu, Xinyu Zhou, Haiyang Wang, Wei Zhou, Jianjun Chen and Peng Xie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:162

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  23. Content type: Research article

    A prompt start to an appropriate neonatal and paediatric resuscitation is critical to reduce mortality and morbidity. However, residents are rarely exposed to real emergency situations. Simulation-based medica...

    Authors: Marco Binotti, Giulia Genoni, Stefano Rizzollo, Marco De Luca, Luca Carenzo, Alice Monzani and Pier Luigi Ingrassia

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:161

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Whether graduate entrants to medical school perform better academically than undergraduate entrants remains controversial. Differences in the discipline backgrounds of graduates may, at least in part, have acc...

    Authors: Ian B. Puddey, Annette Mercer and Sandra E. Carr

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:159

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  25. Content type: Research article

    When compared to the general US working population, physicians are more likely to experience burnout and dissatisfaction with work-life balance. Our aim was to examine the association of objectively-measured s...

    Authors: Ashley P. Marek, Rachel M. Nygaard, Ellen T. Liang, Nicholas S. Roetker, Mary DeLaquil, Sandy Gregorich, Chad J. Richardson and Joan M. Van Camp

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:158

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Proper hygienic practices are important in preventing nosocomial infection. This study aimed to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) on hand, attire and equipment hygiene during clinical training...

    Authors: U. Jayarajah, A. S. Athapathu, B. A. A. J. Jayawardane, S. Prasanth and S. N. Seneviratne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:157

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The Fuld Fellows Program provides selected pre-licensure nursing students with a foundation in the science of patient safety, quality improvement and leadership through coursework and a mentored experience wor...

    Authors: Kelly T. Gleason, Brigit VanGraafeiland, Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, Jo Walrath, Susan Immelt, Ellen Ray and Cheryl R. Dennison Himmelfarb

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:156

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Identification and assessment of professional competencies for medical students is challenging. We have recently developed an instrument for assessing the essential professional competencies for medical studen...

    Authors: Salah Eldin Kassab, Xiangyun Du, Egon Toft, Farhan Cyprian, Ayad Al-Moslih, Henk Schmidt, Hossam Hamdy and Marwan Abu-Hijleh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:155

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Gauging medical education quality has always remained challenging. Many studies have examined predictors of standardized exam performance; however, data sets do not distinguish by institution or curriculum. Ou...

    Authors: Arash Ghaffari-Rafi, Rachel Elizabeth Lee, Rui Fang and J. Douglas Miles

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:154

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies indicate that a teacher-centered context could hinder undergraduates from self-regulated learning (SRL), whereas a learner-centered context could promote SRL. However, SRL development between ...

    Authors: Yasushi Matsuyama, Motoyuki Nakaya, Hitoaki Okazaki, Adam Jon Lebowitz, Jimmie Leppink and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:152

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Training in the use of cost-conscious strategies for medical students may prepare new physicians to deliver health care in a more sustainable way. Recently, a role-modeling cost-conscious behaviors scale (RMCC...

    Authors: Marta Silva Menezes, Marília Menezes Gusmão, Rui Nei de Araújo Santana, Carolina Villa Nova Aguiar, Dilton Rodrigues Mendonça, Rinaldo Antunes Barros, Mary Gomes Silva and Liliane Lins-Kusterer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:151

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Sharing information about learners during training is seen as an important component supporting learner progression and relevant to patient safety. Shared information may cover topics from accommodation requir...

    Authors: Aliya Kassam, Mariela Ruetalo, Maureen Topps, Margo Mountjoy, Mark Walton, Susan Edwards and Leslie Nickell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:150

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Various evidence-based and student-centered strategies such as team-based learning (TBL), case-based learning (CBL), and flipped classroom have been recently applied to anatomy education and have shown to impr...

    Authors: Keerti Singh, Ambadasu Bharatha, Bidyadhar Sa, Oswald Peter Adams and Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:149

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  34. Content type: Research article

    There is a need to educate a range of professionals in caring for individuals with long-term mental disability who reside within our communities. Empathy alone is insufficient. The Kognus 4-Step Education Prog...

    Authors: Susanne Bejerot, Ann Lindgren, Jörgen Rosén, Eva Bejerot and Marie Elwin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:148

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Asian educators have struggled to implement problem-based learning (PBL) because students rarely discuss their work actively and are not sufficiently engaged in self-directed learning. Supplementing PBL with a...

    Authors: Ikuo Shimizu, Hideyuki Nakazawa, Yoshihiko Sato, Ineke H. A. P. Wolfhagen and Karen D. Könings

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:147

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools globally now use objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) for assessing a student’s clinical performance. In Germany, almost all of the 36 medical schools have incorporated at least o...

    Authors: Stefan Müller, Ines Koch, Utz Settmacher and Uta Dahmen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:146

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  37. Content type: Technical advance

    Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia (UGRA) is increasingly used by emergency physicians to provide safe and effective pain relief for patients. However, one of the factors limiting its widespread use is the ...

    Authors: Leily Naraghi, Judy Lin, Kay Odashima, Simran Buttar, Lawrence Haines and Eitan Dickman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:145

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  38. Content type: Debate

    High-quality healthcare requires practitioners who have technical competence and communication skills. Medical practitioners need interpersonal skills for gathering and transferring information to their patien...

    Authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher, Breanne Hobden, Mariko Carey, Lisa Mackenzie, Lisa Hyde and Jan Shepherd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:144

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:274

  39. Content type: Research article

    Multiple studies have explored the use of active learning strategies among faculty members in different healthcare colleges worldwide, however, very few have described the use of these strategies in the Middle...

    Authors: Yazed AlRuthia, Solaiman Alhawas, Faris Alodaibi, Lama Almutairi, Reem Algasem, Haitham K. Alrabiah, Ibrahim Sales, Hana Alsobayel and Yazeed Ghawaa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:143

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is an essential element in performance training. However, little effort has been made to measure the effects of positive and negative feedback on the ability of self-rated assessment, affective respon...

    Authors: Eun Jung Kim and Kyeong Ryong Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:142

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Summer student research programs (SSRPs) serve to generate student interest in research and a clinician-scientist career path. This study sought to understand the composition of existing medically-related Cana...

    Authors: Sagar Patel, Catharine M. Walsh and Jacob A. Udell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:140

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Compassionate health care is associated with positive patient outcomes. Educational interventions for medical students that develop compassion may also increase wellness, decrease burnout, and improve provider...

    Authors: Laura A. Weingartner, Susan Sawning, M. Ann Shaw and Jon B. Klein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:139

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Low levels of success in performing lumbar puncture have been observed among paediatric trainees. This study assessed the efficacy of simulation-based education with frequency building and precision teaching f...

    Authors: Sinéad Lydon, Bronwyn Reid McDermott, Ethel Ryan, Paul O’Connor, Sharon Dempsey, Chloe Walsh and Dara Byrne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:138

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