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  1. The extent of clinical exposure needed to ensure quality care has not been well determined during internal medicine training. We aimed to determine the association between clinical exposure (number of cases se...

    Authors: Yasuaki Hayashino, Shunich Fukuhara, Kunihiko Matsui, Yoshinori Noguchi, Taro Minami, Dan Bertenthal, John W Peabody, Yoshitomo Mutoh, Yoshihiko Hirao, Kazuhiko Kikawa, Yohei Fukumoto, Junichiro Hayano, Teruo Ino, Umihiko Sawada, Jin Seino, Norio Higuma…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:33
  2. Radiation, for either diagnosis or treatment, is used extensively in the field of oncology. An understanding of oncology radiation safety principles and how to apply them in practice is critical for nursing pr...

    Authors: Lawrence T Dauer, Joanne F Kelvin, Christopher L Horan and Jean St Germain
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:32
  3. The evidence is mixed regarding the efficacy of cultural competence curricula in developing learners' knowledge, attitudes and skills. More research is needed to better understand both the strengths and shortc...

    Authors: Johanna Shapiro, Desiree Lie, David Gutierrez and Gabriella Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:31
  4. We sought to assess self-rated importance of the medical interview to clinical practice and competence in physician-patient communication among new internal medicine faculty at an academic medical center.

    Authors: Paul S Mueller, Patricia A Barrier, Timothy G Call, Alan K Duncan, Daniel L Hurley, Adamarie Multari, Jeffrey T Rabatin and James TC Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:30
  5. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training is gaining more importance for medical students. There were many attempts to improve the basic life support (BLS) skills in medical students, some being rather succ...

    Authors: Oliver Robak, Johannes Kulnig, Fritz Sterz, Thomas Uray, Moritz Haugk, Andreas Kliegel, Michael Holzer, Harald Herkner, Anton N Laggner and Hans Domanovits
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:27
  6. Although there is published research on the methods markers use in marking various types of assessment, there is relatively little information on the processes markers use in approaching a marking exercise. Th...

    Authors: Kamila Hawthorne, Fiona Wood, Kerenza Hood, Rebecca Cannings-John and Helen Houston
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:25
  7. In medical education, feedback from students is helpful in course evaluation. However, the impact of medical students' feedback on long-term course development is seldom reported. In this project we studied th...

    Authors: Mats Wahlqvist, Annika Skott, Cecilia Björkelund, Gösta Dahlgren, Kirsti Lonka and Bengt Mattsson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:24
  8. Effective health care depends on multidisciplinary collaboration and teamwork, yet little is known about how well medical students and nurses interact in the hospital environment, where physicians-in-training ...

    Authors: Gregory J Nadolski, Mary A Bell, Barbara B Brewer, Richard M Frankel, Herbert E Cushing and James J Brokaw
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:23
  9. Mock oral board exams, fashioned after the live patient hour of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology exam, are commonly part of resident assessment during residency training. Exams using real patient...

    Authors: Brett Kissela, Steven Harris, Dawn Kleindorfer, Christopher Lindsell, Robert Pascuzzi, Daniel Woo, Jerzy Szaflarski, Daniel Kanter, Alex Schneider, Michael Sostok and Joseph Broderick
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:22
  10. The purpose of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is to make the best possible summary of the evidence regarding specific health interventions in order to influence health care and policy decisions. The need f...

    Authors: Saifudin Rashiq, Pamela Barton, Christa Harstall, Donald Schopflocher and Paul Taenzer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:21
  11. Resident-led morning report is an integral part of most residency programs and is ranked among the most valuable of educational experiences. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of a reside...

    Authors: Matthew T James, Marcy J Mintz and Kevin McLaughlin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:20
  12. Although training and education have long been accepted as integral to disaster preparedness, many currently taught practices are neither evidence-based nor standardized. The need for effective evidence-based ...

    Authors: Edbert B Hsu, Tamara L Thomas, Eric B Bass, Dianne Whyne, Gabor D Kelen and Gary B Green
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:19
  13. The benefits of Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) are well established with positive effects on examination scores, student satisfaction and personal and professional development reported. PAL is increasingly utili...

    Authors: Liam G Glynn, Anne MacFarlane, Maureen Kelly, Peter Cantillon and Andrew W Murphy
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:18
  14. Today, there is a trend towards establishing the medical humanities as a component of medical education. However, medical humanities programs that exist within the context of a medical school can be problemati...

    Authors: Caroline Wachtler, Susanne Lundin and Margareta Troein
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:16
  15. The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) devised the electronic surgical logbook (version 2.4) for higher trainees in General Surgery enabling trainees to compile a uniform data set of ...

    Authors: R Achuthan, K Grover and J MacFie
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:15
  16. Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer of women in Uganda. Over 80% of women diagnosed in Mulago national referral and teaching hospital, the biggest hospital in Uganda, have advanced disease. Pap smear scree...

    Authors: Twaha Mutyaba, Francis A Mmiro and Elisabete Weiderpass
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:13
  17. To reduce inter-rater variability in evaluations and the demand on physician time, standardized patients (SP) are being used as examiners in OSCEs. There is concern that SP have insufficient training to provid...

    Authors: Kevin McLaughlin, Laura Gregor, Allan Jones and Sylvain Coderre
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:12
  18. The motivational and other factors used by medical students in making their career choices for specific medical specialities have been looked at in a number of studies in the literature. There are however few ...

    Authors: IC McManus, G Livingston and Cornelius Katona
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:11
  19. The Web-based Simulation of Patients (Web-SP) project was initiated in order to facilitate the use of realistic and interactive virtual patients (VP) in medicine and healthcare education. Web-SP focuses on mov...

    Authors: Nabil Zary, Gunilla Johnson, Jonas Boberg and Uno GH Fors
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:10
  20. Misuse of alcohol is second only to tobacco as a leading cause of preventable death in Australia. There is an opportunity in family practice to detect problems and intervene with people at risk of alcohol-rela...

    Authors: Elizabeth M Proude, Katherine M Conigrave and Paul S Haber
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:8
  21. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that personality preference, which can be related to learning style, influences individual utilization of CAI applications developed specifically for the ...

    Authors: John A McNulty, Baltazar Espiritu, Martha Halsey and Michelle Mendez
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:7
  22. Recent reforms to the training grades have provoked debate about both quality and quantity of training. The bulk of previous research into this area has been qualitative, and little is known about the quantity...

    Authors: Iain Varley, James Keir and Phillip Fagg
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:6
  23. Electronic evaluation portfolios may play a role in learning and evaluation in clinical settings and may complement other traditional evaluation methods (bedside evaluations, written exams and tutor-led evalua...

    Authors: Gustavo Duque, Adam Finkelstein, Ayanna Roberts, Diana Tabatabai, Susan L Gold and Laura R Winer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:4
  24. Patient-provider relationships in primary care are characterized by greater continuity and depth than in non-primary care specialties. We hypothesized that relationship styles of medical students based on atta...

    Authors: Paul S Ciechanowski, Linda LM Worley, Joan E Russo and Wayne J Katon
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:3
  25. Internet education is increasingly provided to health professionals, but little is known about the most effective strategies for delivering the content. The purpose of this study is to compare four strategies ...

    Authors: Kathi J Kemper, Paula Gardiner, Jessica Gobble, Ananda Mitra and Charles Woods
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:2
  26. While Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) skills are increasingly being taught in medical schools, teaching quality has been insufficient, so that incoming pediatric residents lack adequate EBM skills required for p...

    Authors: Eugene Dinkevich, Andrea Markinson, Sama Ahsan and Barbara Lawrence
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2006 6:1
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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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