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  1. Research is essential for advancing medical knowledge and improving patient care. However, research capacity and output are low in low- and middle-income countries due to various challenges, including a lack o...

    Authors: Hisham Ahmed Orebi, Mohamed Reda Shahin, Meret Tawfik Awad Allah, Arwa Hassan Hegazy, Muslim Aqeel Alshakhs, Ahmed Mohamed Alaithan, Abdallah Ahmoud Alhindi and Ibrahim Ali Kabbash
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:902
  2. To keep up with the contemporary health landscape, there is an imperative need for healthcare professionals to practise health advocacy through health promotion on the individual, population, and systems level...

    Authors: Li Hui, Candice Lau, Jolin Xin Ni Wong, Julian Azfar, Paul John Gallagher and Leroy Koh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:900
  3. Dental Public Health (DPH) education prepares future workforce to promote positive oral health behaviors, prevent oral diseases, and monitor disease distribution and trends taking into considerations best prac...

    Authors: Haya Gouda, Jorma I. Virtanen and Maha El Tantawi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:899
  4. Submitting research abstracts to scientific societies is expected in academic medicine and requires dedicated time and effort. The authors queried mentors and mentees to ascertain what topics and proposed stra...

    Authors: Carol A. Mancuso, Laura Robbins and Stephen A. Paget
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:898
  5. Abdominal palpation is an essential examination to diagnose various digestive system diseases. This study aimed to develop an objective and standardized test based on abdominal palpation simulators, and establ...

    Authors: Xiaowei Xu, Haoyu Wang, Jingfang Luo, Changhua Zhang, Lars Konge and Lina Tang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:897
  6. Dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system is an important long-term consequence of spinal cord injury (SCI). Yet, there is a scarcity of teaching resources about this topic for preclinical medical students...

    Authors: Juliana Cazzaniga, Susan Solman and Jenny Fortun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:896
  7. While feedback aims to support learning, students frequently struggle to use it. In studying feedback responses there is a gap in explaining them in relation to learning theory. This study explores how feedbac...

    Authors: Muirne Spooner, James Larkin, Siaw Cheok Liew, Mohamed Hasif Jaafar, Samuel McConkey and Teresa Pawlikowska
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:895
  8. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic emerged in Japan in February 2020, forcing the adoption of online education by university medical schools across Japan. The advantages and disadvantages of onl...

    Authors: Kyoko Yamamoto, Kumiko Akiyoshi, Hidekazu Kondo, Hidefumi Akioka, Yasushi Teshima, Kunio Yufu, Naohiko Takahashi and Mikiko Nakagawa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:894
  9. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted lives worldwide, especially of medical and health science students. In Hungary, education has been relegated to the online space, with a substantial proporti...

    Authors: David Sipos, Anett Anna Biro, Flora Busa, Omar Freihat, József Tollár, Attila András Pandur, Árpád Kovács, Krisztina Deutsch and Melinda Petőné Csima
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:893
  10. Telemedicine is becoming an integral part of healthcare. Training medical students in telemedicine is encouraged by many medical organizations. However, in the United Arab Emirates in particular, most medical ...

    Authors: Abdulaziz H. Albahri, Shatha A. Alnaqbi, Shahad A. Alnaqbi and Sarra Shorbagi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:892
  11. Literature shows that Virtual Patients (VPs) find extensive usage in the field of health sciences, especially in the post-pandemic period. VPs are successfully utilized in developing various effective skills l...

    Authors: Baris Sezer, Tufan Asli Sezer, Gulsen Tasdelen Teker and Melih Elcin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:891
  12. Public health workers are a crucial part of the health workforce, particularly during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. They play an important role in achieving universal health coverage and sustain...

    Authors: Zhuang Tian, Wei Guo, Min Zhai and Hongmin Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:890
  13. Updating the method for evaluating suturing and scaling skills in dental education has attracted relatively little attention and there is no consensus to what should be assessed and how. The purpose of this st...

    Authors: Fahimeh Rashidi Maybodi, Fatemeh Keshmiri, Maryam Kazemipoor and Fatemeh Owlia
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:889
  14. Midwives’ contribution to improving outcomes for women and newborns depends on factors such as quality of pre-service training, access to continuing professional development, and the presence of an enabling wo...

    Authors: Cheick S. Sidibé, Tanya Brückner, Prisca Zwanikken, Anke van der Kwaak, Lalla Fatouma Traoré, Ousmane Touré, Jacqueline E.W. Broerse and Marjolein Dieleman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:888
  15. Faculty have traditionally taught the physical examination (PE) to novice medical students (pre-clerkship students.), despite recruiting and cost issues and problems standardizing their approach.

    Authors: Audrey Spelde, Benjamin Blatt, Karen L. Lewis, Jennifer L. Owens and Larrie Greenberg
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:887
  16. The need for electronic learning and its systems, especially during specific circumstances and crises, is crucial and fundamental for users in universities. However, what is even more important is the awarenes...

    Authors: Hossein Dargahi, Mahdi Kooshkebaghi and Masoumeh Mireshghollah
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:886
  17. Identifying healthcare professionals’ (HCPs) communication skills is crucial to improving patient outcomes. Iranian HCPs’ interpersonal communication skills (ICS) were validated using a culturally appropriate ...

    Authors: Arash Salahshouri, Sheida Fathi, Mostafa Jiba, Hashem Mohamadian and Jafar Kordzanganeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:885
  18. In today’s competitive job market, pharmacists must have a well-crafted curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and personal statement. However, non-native English speakers may face challenges in crafting effecti...

    Authors: Mohanad Odeh, Muna Oqal, Hanan AlDroubi and Basem Al-Omari
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:884
  19. Clinical neuroscience training programmes are becoming increasingly competitive to enter. UK university neuroscience societies act as a local environment for students to develop their career interests and prov...

    Authors: Emily R. Bligh, Yousif Aldabbagh, Jack Sheppard, Barbora Krivankova, Jay J. Park, Joe Cheung, Gergo Erdi-Krausz, Joshua Thomas, Hibatallah Altaher, Ellie Courtney and Tom Farrow
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:883
  20. "Clinical basic inspection technology" is one of the essential courses in the medical laboratory profession. Combining the characteristics of the discipline itself, the research and practice of the BOPPPS mode...

    Authors: Pei Li, Xiaopeng Lan, Lin Ren, Xiaoping Xie, Haitao Xie and Shuangquan Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:882
  21. Advances in precision medicine in Nigeria suggest improving genomics education and competency among healthcare practitioners to facilitate clinical translation. Due to the scarcity of research in this area, th...

    Authors: Chibuzor F. Ogamba, Alero A. Roberts, Sharon C. Ajudua, Mosopefoluwa O. Akinwale, Fuhad M. Jeje, Festus O. Ibe, Moses M. Afolayan and Yetunde A. Kuyinu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:879
  22. Shared decision-making (SDM) may influence the clinical outcomes of patients with endocrine disorders. There are few studies describing perspectives towards SDM among endocrinologists in China.

    Authors: Hongbo Yang, Shi Chen, Nan Zhao, Xiang Zhou, Lijia Cui, Weibo Xia, Yuxiu Li and Huijuan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:878
  23. The United Kingdom health system is challenged with retaining doctors entering specialty training directly after their second foundation year. Improving doctors’ training experience during the foundation progr...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Burnett, Suzanne Gawne, James Barrett, David Baxter, Catherine Tregoning and Paul Baker
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:877
  24. It is important to understand the career motivations and perceptions of students who intend to become dental health professionals. Both dental and dental hygiene students may have different opinions about the ...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Takahashi, Asami Iguchi, Shiho Motoi, Mio Susuga and Yuh Hasegawa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:875
  25. Retinoscopy is one of the most effective objective techniques for evaluating refractive status, especially in non-cooperative patients. However, it presents a slow learning curve that often leads to student fr...

    Authors: Antonio M. Estay, Iván Plaza-Rosales, Hernán R. Torres and Fabiola I. Cerfogli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:874
  26. Emergency medicine is particularly well suited to simulation training. However, evidence for the efficacy of simulation-based medical training remains limited especially to manage high-risk cases such as acute...

    Authors: Mohamed Habib Grissa, Randa Dhaoui, Khaoula Bel Haj Ali, Adel Sekma, Maroua Toumia, Sarra Sassi, Abdel Karim Sakly, Asma Zorgati, Hajer Bouraoui, Houda Ben Soltane, Zied Mezgar, Riadh Boukef, Hamdi Boubaker, Wahid Bouida, Kaouthar Beltaief and Semir Nouira
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:873
  27. Professionalism is the demonstration of behaviors that guide the actions of health professionals. In Pharmacy, its implementation is possible through assessment instruments for pharmacists, such as the “Modifi...

    Authors: Fernando de Castro Araújo Neto, Thaís Maria Araújo Tavares, Douglas de Menezes Santos, Francielly Lima da Fonseca, Dyego Carlos Souza Anacleto de Araújo, Alessandra Rezende Mesquita and Divaldo Pereira de Lyra Jr.
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:871
  28. Chinese medical schools have offered both professional and academic degrees for postgraduate students. However, there is limited information about the attitudes of professional-degree and academic-degree stude...

    Authors: Xue Jia, Yuyi Zhu, Xuelian Zhong, Qiao Wen, Deren Wang and Mangmang Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:869
  29. Eating disorders (EDs) are serious, complex disorders for which broad-based clinical training is lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a free, brief, web-based curriculum, PreparED, in increasi...

    Authors: Deborah R. Glasofer, Diana C. Lemly, Caitlin Lloyd, Monica Jablonski, Lauren M. Schaefer, Stephen A. Wonderlich and Evelyn Attia
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:868
  30. Medication reconciliation is an evidence-based practice that reduces medication-related harm to patients. This study evaluated the effect of educational intervention on medication reconciliation practice of ph...

    Authors: Akinniyi A. Aje, Segun J. Showande, Rasaq Adisa, Titilayo O. Fakeye, Oluwakemi A. Olutayo, Lawrence A. Adebusoye and Olufemi O. Olowookere
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:867
  31. Imperial College School of Medicine, London UK, introduced a new curriculum in 2019, with a focus on the GMC outcomes for graduates, and pedagogy best practice. The new curriculum included formative assessment...

    Authors: Paul R. Kemp, Jacob M. Bradshaw, Brijmohan Pandya, Daniel Davies, Mary J. Morrell and Amir H. Sam
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:866
  32. The NorMS-NTS tool is an assessment tool for assessing Norwegian medical students’ non-technical skills (NTS). The NorMS-NTS was designed to provide student feedback, training evaluations, and skill-level comp...

    Authors: Katrine Prydz, Peter Dieckmann, Hans Fagertun, David Musson and Torben Wisborg
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:865
  33. Cross-border cooperation of emergency medical services, institutions and hospitals helps to reduce negative impact of national borders and consecutive discrimination of persons living and working in border reg...

    Authors: Marie-Luise Ruebsam, Dorota Orsson, Bibiana Metelmann, Jakub Orsson, Klaus Hahnenkamp and Camilla Metelmann
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:863
  34. Because much of the work in academic medicine is done by committee, early career URiM faculty, are often asked to serve on multiple committees, including diversity work that may not be recognized as important....

    Authors: Kendall M Campbell, Stacy A. Ogbeide, Angela Echiverri, Gina Guillaume, Johnathan E Henderson, Nicole Jackson, Crystal M Marquez, Carolina Miranda, Melissa Montoya, Keyona Oni, Grant Pierre, Afi Mansa Semenya, LaTraia Scott, Victoria Udezi, Valerie J Flattes, José E Rodríguez…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:862
  35. Peer-assisted learning (PAL) – where students take up a teaching role at an early stage of their training—is widely used in medical curricula. Many qualitative studies have investigated the perceptions and ben...

    Authors: Marijke Avonts, Katrien Bombeke, Nele R. Michels, Olivier M. Vanderveken and Benedicte Y. De Winter
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:861
  36. Preventing addiction through training takes precedence over treatment and plays a crucial role in enhancing the well-being of adolescents. Utilizing inclusive and participatory methods can significantly enhanc...

    Authors: Esmaeel Taghipour, Fatemeh Vizeshfar and Nahid Zarifsanaiey
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:860
  37. Simulation-based education and peer-assisted learning (PAL) are both known as useful educational methods. Previous research has reported that combining these two methods are effective for training medical resi...

    Authors: Taku Murakami, Akira Yamamoto, Hideharu Hagiya, Mikako Obika, Yasuhiro Mandai, Tomoko Miyoshi, Hitomi Kataoka and Fumio Otsuka
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:859
  38. Air pollution is a major health risk contributing to global morbidity and mortality, yet clinicians do not routinely engage in counseling patients on this topic. Clinicians cite their lack of education as a co...

    Authors: Brenna M. Doheny, Jack J. Inglis, Karly A. Boll, Scott Lunos and Vishnu Laalitha Surapaneni
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:858
  39. Gender studies in the medical profession have revealed gender biases associated with being a doctor, a profession often regarded as more suitable for men. The path to gender equality inevitably involves decons...

    Authors: Noriki Kamihiro, Futoshi Taga, Junichiro Miyachi, Tomoko Matsui and Hiroshi Nishigori
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:857
  40. Clarifying the effectiveness of co-teaching in medicine and nursing (CMN) is important as it is crucial in clinical practice to improve the quality of patient care and prognosis. In this study, we aimed to det...

    Authors: Xiaobei Ma, Yi Duan, Yanli Ma, Zhifeng Gao and Huan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:856
  41. Acquiring adequate theoretical knowledge in the field of dental radiography (DR) is essential for establishing a good foundation at the prepractical stage. Currently, nonface-to-face DR education predominantly...

    Authors: Ji-Eun Im, Ja-Young Gu, Jung-Hee Bae and Jae-Gi Lee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:855
  42. In the United States (US), many obstetrics & gynecology (OB-GYN) trainees feel unprepared to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) individuals, but interest in this topic i...

    Authors: Amythis Soltani, Saman Baban, Katherine French, Kathryn Annand, Annemarie Pelle and Bianca M. Stifani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:854

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