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  1. Burnout is a serious issue plaguing the medical profession with potential negative consequences on patient care. Burnout symptoms are observed as early as medical school. Based on a Job Demands-Resources model...

    Authors: Muhammad Raihan Jumat, Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow, John Carson Allen Jr, Siang Hui Lai, Nian-Chih Hwang, Jabed Iqbal, May Un Sam Mok, Attilio Rapisarda, John Matthew Velkey, Deborah Lynn Engle and Scott Compton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:266

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Several instruments intend to measure clinical reasoning capability, yet we lack evidence contextualizing their scores. The authors compared three clinical reasoning instruments [Clinical Reasoning Task (CRT),...

    Authors: Yvonne Covin, Palma Longo, Neda Wick, Katherine Gavinski and James Wagner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:264

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Although gamification increases user engagement, its effectiveness in point-of-care ultrasonographic training has yet to be fully established. This study was conducted with the primary outcome of evaluating it...

    Authors: Aaron Kuo Huo Lai, Abdul Muhaimin bin Noor Azhar, Aidawati binti Bustam, Xun Ting Tiong, Hiang Chuan Chan, Rashidi bin Ahmad and Keng Sheng Chew

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:263

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Efficient selection of medical students in GP training plays an important role in improving healthcare quality. The aim of this study was to collect quantitative and qualitative validity evidence of a multicom...

    Authors: Vasiliki Andreou, Jan Eggermont, Guy Gielis and Birgitte Schoenmakers

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:261

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Pathology education provides information on pathology and guides students to become pathologists. Recently, the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China required the establishment of the system ...

    Authors: Chun Xu, Yiping Li, Pingsheng Chen, Min Pan and Xiaodong Bu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:259

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Authentic assessment and effective feedback are among various strategies that promote learning in the assessment process. These strategies are commonly used during clinical placements. However, they are rarely...

    Authors: Doris Yin Kei Chong, Barbara Tam, Suk Yu Yau and Arnold Yu Lok Wong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:258

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Bachelor students of occupational therapy are expected to work in accordance with evidence-based practice (EBP). The EBP work file, a learning tool in a Word document format, covering all steps in the EBP proc...

    Authors: Susanne Grødem Johnson, Else Britt Bruset, Kari Margrete Hjelle, Malin Mongs and Unni Sveen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:255

    Content type: Research article

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  8. There is agreement among educators and professional bodies that interprofessional education needs to be implemented at the pre-registration level. We performed a systematic review assessing interprofessional l...

    Authors: Joana Berger-Estilita, Alexander Fuchs, Markus Hahn, Hsin Chiang and Robert Greif

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:254

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The objective of this study was to evaluate the existing Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy [BSc (Pharm)] curriculum at Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU CPH), for addressing international prescribing comp...

    Authors: Oraib Abdallah, Rwedah Anwar Ageeb, Wishah Hamza Imam Elkhalifa, Monica Zolezzi, Alla El-Awaisi, Mohammad Issam Diab and Ahmed Awaisu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:253

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Deficiency in musculoskeletal imaging (MI) education will pose a great challenge to physiotherapists in clinical decision making in this era of first-contact physiotherapy practices in many developed and devel...

    Authors: Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso, Joseph O. Umunnah, Charles Ikechukwu Ezema, Joseph A. Balogun, Chigozie I. Uchenwoke, Maduabuchukwu Joseph Nwankwo, Kayode Israel Oke, Bashir Bello, Ifeoma Blessing Nwosu and Mishael E. Adje

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:252

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Shared Decision Making (SDM) is as ideal model for resident-patient relationship which may improve medical outcomes. Nevertheless, predictive psychological factors influencing residents’ perspective regarding ...

    Authors: Farzan Kheirkhah, Reza Mousavi Larijani, Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Mohamahd Hadi Yadollahpour and Soraya Khafri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:251

    Content type: Research article

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  12. In medical physiology, educators and students face a serious challenge termed misconceptions. Misconceptions are incorrect ideas that do not match current scientific views. Accordingly, they have shown to hamp...

    Authors: M. Versteeg, M. H. van Loon, M. Wijnen-Meijer and P. Steendijk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:250

    Content type: Research article

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  13. There is little concrete guidance on how to train current and future healthcare providers (HCPs) in the core competency of compassion. This study was undertaken using Straussian grounded theory to address the ...

    Authors: Shane Sinclair, Thomas F. Hack, Susan McClement, Shelley Raffin-Bouchal, Harvey Max Chochinov and Neil A. Hagen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:249

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Surgeon suturing technology plays a pivotal role in patient recovery after laparoscopic surgery. Intracorporal suturing and knot tying in minimally invasive surgery are particularly challenging and represent a...

    Authors: Yu Zhao, Qiong Chen, Jia-Ning Hu, Qi Shen, Lu Xia, Lin-Zhi Yan, Yi Wang, Xiu-Jie Zhu, Wen-Ju Li, Yue Hu and Qiong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:248

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Nursing staff training in using observational pain assessment tools is highly important to improve the assessment of pain. The present study was conducted to examine the effect of two different training method...

    Authors: Kolsoum Deldar, Razieh Froutan, Alireza Sedaghat and Seyed Reza Mazlom

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:247

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Mentoring provides mentees and mentors with holistic support and research opportunities. Yet, the quality of this support has been called into question amidst suggestions that mentoring is prone to bullying an...

    Authors: Cheryl Shumin Kow, Yao Hao Teo, Yao Neng Teo, Keith Zi Yuan Chua, Elaine Li Ying Quah, Nur Haidah Binte Ahmad Kamal, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Clarissa Wei Shuen Cheong, Yun Ting Ong, Kuang Teck Tay, Min Chiam, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:246

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Online patient simulations (OPS) are a novel method for teaching clinical reasoning skills to students and could contribute to reducing diagnostic errors. However, little is known about how best to implement a...

    Authors: Ruth Plackett, Angelos P. Kassianos, Maria Kambouri, Natasha Kay, Sophie Mylan, Jenny Hopwood, Patricia Schartau, Shani Gray, Jessica Timmis, Sarah Bennett, Chris Valerio, Veena Rodrigues, Emily Player, Willie Hamilton, Rosalind Raine, Stephen Duffy…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:245

    Content type: Research article

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  18. As British medical students, we believe the impact that interprofessional education can have upon the future of healthcare to be a positive one. This is if it is implemented in health professions’ pre-registra...

    Authors: Regwaan Imtiaz Choudhury, Muhammed Aizaz us Salam, Jai Mathur and Sharfraz Riaz Choudhury

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:242

    Content type: Correspondence

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  19. Prior research studies have found that dental students’ educational environment has an impact on their academic achievement. Therefore, the aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess dental students’ perc...

    Authors: Heba J. Sabbagh, Hanin A. Bakhaider, Hesham M. Abokhashabah and Mohammed U. Bader

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:241

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Interpersonal and technical skills are required for the care of people living with substance use disorders. Considering the applicability and usability of online courses as continuing professional education in...

    Authors: Erika Pizziolo Monteiro, Henrique Pinto Gomide and Eduardo Remor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:240

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has only nine neurologists for seven million people; none have formal training in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Medical specialists require sufficient PD knowledge to pro...

    Authors: Onanong Phokaewvarangkul, Somchit Vorachit, Appasone Phoumindr, Saysavath Keosodsay, Ronald B. Postuma, Wassilios G. Meissner and Roongroj Bhidayasiri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:239

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The unique traits of residents who matriculate into subspecialty fellowships are poorly understood. We sought to identify characteristics of internal medicine (IM) residents who match into cardiovascular (CV) ...

    Authors: Michael W. Cullen, Kyle W. Klarich, Amy S. Oxentenko, Andrew J. Halvorsen and Thomas J. Beckman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:238

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Mentored training approaches help build capacity for research through mentoring networks and skill building activities. Capacity for dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in cancer is needed and ment...

    Authors: Rebekah R. Jacob, Angeline Gacad, Christine Pfund, Margaret Padek, David A. Chambers, Jon F. Kerner, Anne Sales, Maureen Dobbins, Shiriki Kumanyika and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:237

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Direct observation is necessary for specific and actionable feedback, however clinicians often struggle to integrate observation into their practice. Remotely audio-monitoring trainees for periods of time may ...

    Authors: Michael Sanatani, Kylea Potvin, Henry Conter, Kimberly Trudgeon and Andrew Warner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:236

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The most crucial decision in the physician’s career after graduation is undoubtedly the choice of specialization. It is conditioned by many factors such as intellectual challenges, clinical experience, economi...

    Authors: Jakov Milić, Ivana Škrlec, Iva Milić Vranješ, Jelena Jakab, Vera Plužarić and Marija Heffer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:234

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Students require feedback on their self-regulated learning (SRL) processes to improve the performance of clinical examinations. The key SRL processes used by students can be identified by SRL-micro-analysis bu...

    Authors: Raquel I. Medina-Ramírez, D. David Álamo-Arce, Felipe Rodriguez-Castro, Dario Cecilio-Fernandes, John Sandars and Manuel J. Costa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:233

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Medical student demands for competency based homeless health education is increasing. Indeed, humans living homeless is a treatable health and social emergency. This innovation report outlines the initial deve...

    Authors: Syeda Shanza Hashmi, Ammar Saad, Caroline Leps, Jamie Gillies-Podgorecki, Brandon Feeney, Courtney Hardy, Nicole Falzone, Doug Archibald, Tuan Hoang, Andrew Bond, Jean Wang, Qasem Alkhateeb, Danielle Penney, Amanda DiFalco and Kevin Pottie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:232

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The importance of mobile phones has become one of the new research topics in health professions education due to the ease of access and flexibility. Although novel approaches to health professions education re...

    Authors: Mahmoud Mansouri, Shoaleh Bigdeli, Afsaneh Dehnad, Zohreh Sohrabi, Somayeh Alizadeh and Mohammad Hasan Keshavarzi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:231

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Medical educators need to integrate research skills within undergraduate medical curriculum to help students perceive their relevance to routine doctor’s practice. The current work aimed to assess the impact o...

    Authors: Z. Alrefaie, A. Al-Hayani, M. Hassanien and A. Hegazy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:229

    Content type: Research article

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  30. A simulation and model (SM) teaching aid using 3D printing was developed to improve a training course for total hip arthroplasty of adult developmental dysplasia of the hip (adult DDH-THA). We named this new m...

    Authors: Chenggong Wang, Yang Ouyang, Hua Liu, Can Xu, Han Xiao, Yihe Hu, Yusheng Li and Da Zhong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:228

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Ultrasound is being utilized more frequently to diagnose fractures in bone and track fracture reduction quickly, and without radiation exposure in the ED. Realistic and practical methods of teaching sonographi...

    Authors: Michael Weston, Dallin Elmer, Scott McIntosh and Nena Lundgreen Mason

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:227

    Content type: Research article

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  32. An important element of effective clinical practice is the way physicians think when they encounter a clinical situation, with a significant number of trainee physicians challenged by translating their learnin...

    Authors: Rachel Locke, Alice Mason, Colin Coles, Rosie-Marie Lusznat and Mike G. Masding

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:226

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The importance of medical professionalism and its assessment has been well documented in the literature. However, there is currently no culturally-adapted tool to assess medical professionalism in Singapore. T...

    Authors: Warren Fong, Yu Heng Kwan, Sungwon Yoon, Jie Kie Phang, Julian Thumboo, Ying Ying Leung and Swee Cheng Ng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:225

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Medical students, practitioners and other health professionals are commonly unprepared to address the many complex issues that emerge while conducting research in the Global South. As a response to identified ...

    Authors: Lisa Stallwood, Prince A. Adu, Kate Tairyan, Barbara Astle and Annalee Yassi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:224

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Team-based learning (TBL) is increasingly being utilized across medical fields by engaging students in small group discussions. The readiness assurance test (RAT) is an essential feature that differentiates TB...

    Authors: Phan Nguyen Ngoc, Chao-Ling Cheng, Yen-Kuang Lin, Ming-Shun Wu, Jan-Show Chu and Kung-Pei Tang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:223

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and second most common cancer after lung cancer. The prognosis of breast cancer depends on early detection and intervention which in turn relies upon aw...

    Authors: Saleha Qasim, Hamnah Tayyab, Kainat Zulqadar, Somer Masood, Tahira Bano Qasim and Zainab Zubair

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:222

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Mental Rehearsal (MR) the cognitive act of simulating a task in our heads to pre-experience events imaginatively. It has been used widely to improve individual and collective performance in fields outside heal...

    Authors: Huon Snelgrove and Ben Gabbott

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:221

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Online courses have broken the boundaries in imparting knowledge. While in western countries e-learning in medical education is well accepted, it is still an upcoming field in low- and middle-income countries ...

    Authors: Kavitha Dhanasekaran, Roshani Babu, Vipin Kumar, Shalini Singh and Roopa Hariprasad

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:220

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Audience response systems allow to activate the audience and to receive a direct feedback of participants during lectures. Modern systems do not require any proprietary hardware anymore. Students can directly ...

    Authors: Thorsten Schmidt, Anastasia Gazou, Angelika Rieß, Olaf Rieß, Kathrin Grundmann-Hauser, Ruth Falb, Malou Schadeck, Tilman Heinrich, Mahkameh Abeditashi, Jana Schmidt, Ulrike A. Mau-Holzmann and Kai P. Schnabel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:218

    Content type: Research article

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  40. This study targeted the association of program characteristics of 203 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs in the United States (US) reported by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Educati...

    Authors: David M. Rowland, Amanda A. Murphy, Hannah R. Manik, Chris Y. Lane, Deborah L. Givens, Chad E. Cook and Alessandra Narciso Garcia

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:216

    Content type: Research article

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