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  1. Content type: Research article

    Feedback can alter medical student logging practices, although most learners feel feedback is inadequate. A varied case mix in rural and urban contexts offers diverse clinical encounters. Logs are an indicator...

    Authors: Helen M. Wright, Moira A. L. Maley, Denese E. Playford, Pam Nicol and Sharon F. Evans

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:107

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  2. Content type: Correspondence

    Being medical students, and having experienced different learning approaches ourselves, here, we discuss and critically analyse the importance of the deep learning approach that Chonkar et al. have presented, ...

    Authors: Meenakshi Jhala and Jai Mathur

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:106

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:17

  3. Content type: Research article

    In this research paper we report on the quality of feedback provided in the logbooks of pre-clinical undergraduate students based on a model of ‘actionable feedback’. Feedback to clinical learners about their ...

    Authors: Reina M. Abraham and Veena S. Singaram

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:105

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Negative comments from senior colleagues about specialties, such as general practice and psychiatry, are known to influence trainees’ career choice, but little is known about the extent of this influence or th...

    Authors: David Wainwright, Michael Harris and Elaine Wainwright

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:104

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:313

  5. Content type: Research article

    The aims of this study were to identify factors influencing participation in global health electives during residency and to understand the career impact of global health electives on alumni of an Obstetrics a...

    Authors: Suha Patel, Khady Diouf, Julianna Schantz-Dunn and Nawal M. Nour

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:103

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Reports of head and neck ultrasound examinations are frequently written by hand as free texts. This is a serious obstacle to the learning process of the modality due to a missing report structure and terminolo...

    Authors: Benjamin P. Ernst, Fabian Katzer, Julian Künzel, Mohamed Hodeib, Sebastian Strieth, Jonas Eckrich, Anna Tattermusch, Matthias F. Froelich, Christoph Matthias, Wieland H. Sommer and Sven Becker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:102

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The success of interprofessional collaboration in healthcare services requires a paradigm shift in the training of future health profession practitioners. This study aimed to develop and validate an instrument...

    Authors: Siew Siang Chua, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Si Mui Sim, Choo Hock Tan and Chan Choong Foong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:101

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    Simulation-based medical education (SBME) is a cornerstone for procedural skill training in residency education. Multiple studies have concluded that SBME is highly effective, superior to traditional clinical ...

    Authors: Andrew Petrosoniak, Marissa Lu, Sara Gray, Christopher Hicks, Jonathan Sherbino, Melissa McGowan and Sandra Monteiro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:100

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  9. Content type: Research article

    One of the most important indicators of the effectiveness of teaching can be the academic achievement of learners, which can be influenced by different factors such as learning methods and individual motivatio...

    Authors: Sakineh Nabizadeh, Sepideh Hajian, Zohre Sheikhan and Fatemeh Rafiei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:99

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Design thinking is a problem-solving framework that has been used to enhance patient experiences, improve clinical outcomes, and refine medical curricula. This study reviewed the use of design thinking in heal...

    Authors: Jacqueline E. McLaughlin, Michael D. Wolcott, Devin Hubbard, Kelly Umstead and Traci R. Rider

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:98

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  11. Content type: Research article

    A potential concern of formative testing using web-based applications (“apps”) is provision of limited feedback. Adopting a randomised controlled trial in 463 first year (bio) medical students, we explored if ...

    Authors: D. H. J. Thijssen, M. T. E. Hopman, M. T. van Wijngaarden, J. G. J. Hoenderop, R. J. M. Bindels and T. M. H. Eijsvogels

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:97

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Students use mobile devices extensively in their everyday life, and the new technology is adopted in study usage. Since 2013, the University of Helsinki has given new medical and dental students iPads for stud...

    Authors: Eeva Pyörälä, Saana Mäenpää, Leo Heinonen, Daniel Folger, Teemu Masalin and Heikki Hervonen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:96

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Structured peer-led tutorial courses are widespread and indispensable teaching methods that relieve teaching staff and contribute to the development of students’ competencies. Nevertheless, despite high genera...

    Authors: Jan Hundertmark, Simone Alvarez, Svetla Loukanova and Jobst-Hendrik Schultz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:95

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Despite the growing evidence of a negative impact of medical school on students’ health and well-being, little is known about protective factors for staying healthy and well during medical education. Therefore...

    Authors: Thomas Kötter, Stephan Fuchs, Marcus Heise, Henna Riemenschneider, Linda Sanftenberg, Christian Vajda and Karen Voigt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:94

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Self-handicapping is an effective defense strategy in an individual’s behavior that leads to weak performance in different situations like education. This study aimed to investigate how training problem solvin...

    Authors: Ladan Zarshenas, Leila Ashrafean Jahromi, Mohsen Faseleh Jahromi and Marieh Dehghan Manshadi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:26

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Although much has been written about structure and outcomes of medical students’ curricular research projects, less attention has been paid to the expectations on such projects. In order to foster students’ sc...

    Authors: Riitta Möller and Maria Shoshan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:93

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  17. Content type: Study protocol

    As social change agents (SCAs), occupational therapists (OTs) are expected to defend the rights of their clients, advocate for and with them, and try to influence organizational and political decision-makers. ...

    Authors: Sarah Rahimaly, Michaël Beaudoin, Denis Bédard, Anne Hudon, Emmanuelle Jasmin, France Verville and Annie Carrier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:92

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  18. Content type: Research article

    A shortage of specialists in psychiatry, both in terms of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses is evident worldwide. While there are multiple factors leading to an individual’s decision to specialize in psychi...

    Authors: Ellaisha Samari, Esmond Seow, Boon Yiang Chua, Hui Lin Ong, Ying Wen Lau, Rathi Mahendran, Swapna Kamal Verma, Huiting Xie, Jia Wang, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:91

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Emotional intelligence (EI) is a critical skill for healthcare practitioners. Minimal longitudinal research has tracked the changes in EI of therapy students over their final full-time clinical placements.

    Authors: Nigel Gribble, Richard K. Ladyshewsky and Richard Parsons

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:90

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dual degree program MD/PhD candidates typically train extensively in basic science research and in clinical medicine, but often receive little formal experience or mentorship in clinical and translational rese...

    Authors: Jonathan A. Stefely, Erin Theisen, Chelsea Hanewall, Linda Scholl, Mark E. Burkard, Anna Huttenlocher and John-Paul J. Yu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:89

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is a crucial part of medical education and with on-going digitalisation, video feedback has been increasingly in use. Potentially shameful physician-patient-interactions might particularly benefit fro...

    Authors: Anne Herrmann-Werner, Teresa Loda, Rebecca Erschens, Priska Schneider, Florian Junne, Conor Gilligan, Martin Teufel, Stephan Zipfel and Katharina E. Keifenheim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:88

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Simulation-based learning plays an important role in contemporary medical education, although there are problems providing tutors. Peer-assisted learning has begun being formally adopted in medical education. ...

    Authors: Akira Yamamoto, Mikako Obika, Yasuhiro Mandai, Taku Murakami, Tomoko Miyoshi, Hideo Ino, Hitomi Kataoka and Fumio Otsuka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:87

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The internationalisation of higher level education and the profiles - nationalities, ethnicities and cultural identities - of students who migrate to undertake higher level education programmes in a different ...

    Authors: E. Byrne, R. Brugha and A. McGarvey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:86

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The Tajik medical education system is undergoing a complex reform to enhance the transition of the healthcare system from its soviet legacy of emphasizing secondary level care/specialisation to become more fam...

    Authors: Markus Schubiger, Filippo Lechthaler, Mohira Khamidova, Barbara Ann Parfitt, Helen Prytherch, Erik van Twillert and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:85

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  25. Content type: Technical advance

    Healthcare professionals are key informants to support individual behaviour change, and although there has been some progress in empowering clinicians to promote physical activity and health at work, an effect...

    Authors: Michael Brannan, Matteo Bernardotto, Nick Clarke and Justin Varney

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:84

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  26. Content type: Debate

    There is a worldwide shortage of health care workers. This problem is particularly severe in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries because of shortages in certain medical disciplines, due to a lack of n...

    Authors: Javaid I. Sheikh, Sohaila Cheema, Karima Chaabna, Albert B. Lowenfels and Ravinder Mamtani

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:83

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Simulation is being increasingly used worldwide in healthcare education. However, it is costly both in terms of finances and human resources. As a consequence, several institutions have designed programs offer...

    Authors: Etienne Rivière, Etienne Aubin, Samuel-Lessard Tremblay, Gilles Lortie and Gilles Chiniara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:82

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  28. Content type: Technical advance

    Despite the increasing use of digital impressions in orthodontics, this technique does not usually form part of the learning objectives in dental training. The aim of this study was to determine how students a...

    Authors: Timm C. Schott, Rahima Arsalan and Katja Weimer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:81

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Evidence for the effectiveness of the selection of medical students is weak. This study aimed to examine the added value of a two-step selection procedure (first step non-academic, second step academic tests) ...

    Authors: Catharina M. P. Vos, Anouk Wouters, Marianne Jonker, Marian de Haan, Marleen A. Westerhof, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:80

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Though pneumatic otoscopy improves accurate diagnosis of ear disease, trainees lack proficiency. We evaluated the effect of three different training techniques on medical students’ subsequent reported use of b...

    Authors: Alanna Higgins Joyce, Maya Raman, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Heather Heiman, Mark Adler and Suzanne M. Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:79

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Few studies exist regarding the perception of medical students toward older adults’ wishes during their end-of-life period. Better understanding of students’ perceptions regarding this topic could help improve...

    Authors: Panita Limpawattana, Varalak Srinonprasert, Manchumad Manjavong, Srivieng Pairojkul, Jarin Chindaprasirt, Sawadee Kaiyakit, Thitikorn Juntararuangtong, Kongpob Yongrattanakit and Thunchanok Kuichanuan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:78

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Ensuring objectivity and maintaining reliability are necessary in order to consider any form of assessment valid. Evaluation of students in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutorials by the tutors has drawn the at...

    Authors: Bidyadhar Sa, Chidum Ezenwaka, Keerti Singh, Sehlule Vuma and Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:76

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The translation of research into clinical practice is a key component of evidence-informed decision making. We implemented a multi-component dissemination and implementation strategy for healthcare professiona...

    Authors: Aislinn Conway, Maura Dowling and Declan Devane

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:75

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Evidence-informed practice is fundamental to the delivery of high quality health care. Delays and gaps in the translation of research into practice can impact negatively on patient care. Previous studies have ...

    Authors: Aislinn Conway, Maura Dowling, Áine Binchy, Jane Grosvenor, Margaret Coohill, Deirdre Naughton, Jean James and Declan Devane

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:74

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  35. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that Fig. 4 was missing. This has now been corrected in the original article.

    Authors: Ajit Narayanan, Elizabeth A. Farmer and Michael J. Greco

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:73

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:323

  36. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported an error in the title; the word study should be changed to students as indicated below:

    Authors: Jose Ignacio Herrero, Felipe Lucena and Jorge Quiroga

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:72

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:42

  37. Content type: Research article

    Although Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) should be introduced early on in nursing education to develop students’ independence and self-learning ability, there are few such courses for undergraduate nursing stude...

    Authors: Jeong Sook Kim, Mee Ock Gu and HeeKyung Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:71

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Use of the video digital format in the classroom is a common way to present clinical cases to stimulate discussion and increase learning. A simulated live performance with actors, also in the classroom, could ...

    Authors: M. J. Robles, Ramón Miralles, Ascension Esperanza and Mercedes Riera

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:70

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  39. Content type: Commentary

    Medical student wellbeing a consensus statement from Australia and New Zealand outlines recommendations for optimising medical student wellbeing within medical schools in our region. Worldwide, medical schools ...

    Authors: Sandra Kemp, Wendy Hu, Jo Bishop, Kirsty Forrest, Judith N. Hudson, Ian Wilson, Andrew Teodorczuk, Gary D. Rogers, Chris Roberts and Andy Wearn

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:69

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Pain assessment and treatment are key factors affecting the quality and safety of care for patients and capabilities related to them are crucial for new nursing staff. Consequently, we developed a multimedia-a...

    Authors: Tsung-Lan Chu, Jeng Wang, Hui-Ling Lin, Hsiu-Fang Lee, Chiu-Tzu Lin, Li-Yu Chieh, Yu-Chih Sung and Yueh-E Lin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:68

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is usually taught in universities through theoretical lectures and simulations on mannequins with low retention of knowledge and skills. New teaching methodologies have been used ...

    Authors: Sérgio Geraldo Veloso, Gabriel Santos Pereira, Nathália Nascimento Vasconcelos, Maria Helena Senger and Rosa Malena Delbone de Faria

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:67

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Knee osteoarthritis is a common problem, but often underdiagnosed and undertreated in primary care as compared to evidence-based guidelines. Educational outreach visits are an effective strategy to improve gui...

    Authors: David Spitaels, Rosella P. M. G. Hermens, Frank P. Luyten, Hilde Vandenneucker, Bert Aertgeerts, Sabine Verschueren, Dieter Van Assche and Patrik Vankrunkelsven

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:66

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The inverted classroom approach is characterized by a primary self-study phase for students followed by an on-site, face-to-face teaching phase that is used to deepen the prior acquired knowledge. Obviously, t...

    Authors: Susanne J. Kühl, Achim Schneider, Hans A. Kestler, Matthias Toberer, Michael Kühl and Martin R. Fischer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:64

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  44. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the given name and family name of all authors were swapped.

    Authors: Julian Ober, Patrick Haubruck, Felix Nickel, Tilman Walker, Mirco Friedrich, Beat-Peter Müller-Stich, Gerhard Schmidmaier and Michael C. Tanner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:62

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:320

  45. Content type: Research article

    Traditional medical education in much of the world has historically relied on passive learning. Although active learning has been in the medical education literature for decades, its incorporation into practic...

    Authors: Stephen Mehanni, Lena Wong, Bibhav Acharya, Pawan Agrawal, Anu Aryal, Madhur Basnet, David Citrin, Binod Dangal, Grace Deukmedjian, Santosh Kumar Dhungana, Bikash Gauchan, Tula Krishna Gupta, Scott Halliday, S. P. Kalaunee, Uday Kshatriya, Anirudh Kumar…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:61

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Monitoring and management of undergraduate medical education (UME) curricula are crucial contributors to successful medical education. This systematized review explores the different approaches that medical sc...

    Authors: Tahereh Changiz, Nikoo Yamani, Shahram Tofighi, Fatemeh Zoubin and Batool Eghbali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:60

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  47. Content type: Research article

    Rising numbers of patients with multiple-conditions and complex care needs mean that it is increasingly important for doctors from different specialty areas to work together, alongside other members of the mul...

    Authors: E. Muddiman, A. D. Bullock, J. M. Hampton, L. Allery, J. MacDonald, K. L. Webb and L. Pugsley

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:59

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