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  1. POCUS is a growing field in medical education, and an imaging modality ideal for children given the lack of ionizing radiation, ease of use, and good tolerability. A 2019 literature review revealed that no US ...

    Authors: Julia Aogaichi Brant, Jonathan Orsborn, Ryan Good, Emily Greenwald, Megan Mickley and Amanda G. Toney

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:64

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Most studies evaluating career aspirations among gender are performed in Anglo-Saxon countries. Two recent French studies looked at the career choice of residents in obstetrics & gynecology. It seemed useful t...

    Authors: A. Cathelain, M. Jourdain, C. Cordonnier, S. Catteau-Jonard, D. Sebbane, M. C. Copin, L. Berlingo, C. Rubod and C. Garabedian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:63

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Motor learning (ML) science is foundational for physical therapy. However, multiple sources of evidence have indicated a science-practice gap. Clinicians report low self-efficacy with ML concepts and indicate ...

    Authors: Daniela V. Vaz, Erica M. R. Ferreira, Giulia B. Palma, Osnat Atun-Einy, Michal Kafri and Fabiane R. Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:62

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Writing is a useful learning activity that promotes higher-order thinking, but there are limited studies that prove its effectiveness. In previous research, researchers tested the effect of summary writing on ...

    Authors: Songeui Kim, Ji Won Yang, Jaeseo Lim, Seunghee Lee, Jungjoon Ihm and Jooyong Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:61

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Simulation training is an essential criterion for medical staff. The majority of residents are trained in operating room crisis management (ORCM), but only a few pre-clinical anesthesia undergraduate students ...

    Authors: Peng Gao, Chenyu Wang, Shijia Liu, Kevin C. Tran and Qingping Wen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:60

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The peripheral venous catheter is the most frequently used medical device in hospital care to administer intravenous treatment or to take blood samples by introducing a catheter into a vein. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Christian Collet, Mahmoud El Hajj, Rawad Chaker, Bernard Bui-Xuan, Jean-Jacques Lehot and Nady Hoyek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:59

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Reflective practice is a key skill for healthcare professionals. E-learning programmes have the potential to develop reflective practice in remote settings and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where a...

    Authors: Mia Prosser, Thomas Stephenson, Jai Mathur, Hanieh Enayati, Abdirasak Kadie, Manal Mohamed Abdi, Jibril I. M. Handuleh and Roxanne C. Keynejad

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:58

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Nepal has a high prevalence of congenital anomaly contributing to high infant mortality. Ultrasound, an important tool to detect congenital anomalies and manage maternity-related risk factors, is not properly ...

    Authors: Jieun Kim, Prabin Raj Shakya, Sugy Choi, Joong Shin Park, Suman Raj Tamrakar, Jongho Heo and Woong-Han Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:57

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients have an increased incidence of a range of health problems, and face many barriers to accessing healthcare. Our research aimed to explore the awareness of ...

    Authors: Sophie Arthur, Abigail Jamieson, Harry Cross, Kate Nambiar and Carrie D. Llewellyn

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:56

    Content type: Research article

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  10. As part of the modern generation of medical students and prospective future doctors of the United Kingdom’s Nation Health Service (NHS), we have grown up in an age where smartphones and instant messaging appli...

    Authors: Muhammed Aizaz us Salam, George Chukwuemeka Oyekwe, Sami Ahmad Ghani and Regwaan Imtiaz Choudhury

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:54

    Content type: Correspondence

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  11. Enhancing empathy in healthcare education is a critical component in the development of a relationship between healthcare professionals and patients that would ensure better patient care; improved patient sati...

    Authors: Toshiko Yoshida, Sho Watanabe, Takayuki Kono, Hiroaki Taketa, Noriko Shiotsu, Hajime Shirai, Yukie Nakai and Yasuhiro Torii

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:53

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Motivation triggers all human activities including learning and lack of career motivation can lead to decreased efficiency. This study assessed the association between academic burnout and career choice motiva...

    Authors: Simin Z. Mohebbi, Mahdia Gholami, Mostafa Chegini, Younes Ghoreyshi, Ronald C. Gorter and Hoda Bahramian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:52

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Among the processes to be experienced by any organization during its establishment is the formation of an organizational identity. This process can be understood as the activity and event through which an orga...

    Authors: Ubirajara José Picanço de Miranda Junior, Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes, Henrique Batista Araújo Santos, João Fellipe Santos Tatsch, Rafael Sanches Ferreira, Wilton Paulo de Freitas Martins Vieira and Luís Velez Lapão

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:51

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The Anatomy Education Environment Measurement Inventory (AEEMI) evaluates the perception of medical students of educational climates with regard to teaching and learning anatomy. The study aimed to cross-valid...

    Authors: Siti Nurma Hanim Hadie, Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff, Wan Nor Arifin, Fazlina Kasim, Zul Izhar Mohd Ismail, Mohd Anizam Asari, Husnaida Abdul Manan @ Sulong, Asma’ Hassan, Tg Fatimah Murniwati Tg Muda, Yasrul Izad Abu Bakar, Rasheeda Mohd Zamin, Elvy Suhana Mohd Ramli, Rafidah Hod, Saiful Bahri Talip, Ku Mastura Ku Mohd Noor, Yusoff Sharizal Yusoff Azmi Merican…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:50

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Self-medication is defined as using medicinal products to treat the disorders or symptoms diagnosed by oneself. Although informed self-medication is one of the ways to reduce health care costs, inappropriate s...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hashemzaei, Mahdi Afshari, Zahra Koohkan, Ali Bazi, Ramin Rezaee and Kaveh Tabrizian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:49

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Digital learning designs have the potential to support teaching and learning within higher education. However, the research on digital learning designs within physiotherapy education is limited. This study aim...

    Authors: Nina Bjerketveit Ødegaard, Hilde Tinderholt Myrhaug, Tone Dahl-Michelsen and Yngve Røe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:48

    Content type: Research article

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  17. A public health student service was set up by the French government in 2018 with the aim of increasing awareness of primary health promotion among the 47,000 students of medicine and other health professions. ...

    Authors: Enora Le Roux, Marta Mari Muro, Kore Mognon, Mélèa Saïd, Viviane Caillavet, Sophie Matheron, Séverine Ledoux, Philippe Decq, Florence Vorspan, Yann Le Strat, Constance Delaugerre, Morgane Le Bras, Corinne Alberti, Philippe Ruszniewski, Philippe Zerr and Albert Faye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:47

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The medical specialties are characterised by a great diversity in their daily work which requires different sets of competences. A requirement analysis would help to establish competence profiles of the differ...

    Authors: Elena Zelesniack, Viktor Oubaid and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:46

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Evidence-based practice is an important component of pre-service professional learning in medicine and allied health degrees, including new programmes in paramedicine. Despite substantial interest in this area...

    Authors: Anna Wilson, Susan Howitt, Adele Holloway, Anne-Marie Williams and Denise Higgins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:45

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Despite the known benefits of active learning (AL), the predominate educational format in higher education is the lecture. The reasons for slow adaptation of AL in medical education are not well understood. Th...

    Authors: Brenda A. Bucklin, Nancy L. Asdigian, Joy L. Hawkins and Ulrich Klein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:44

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Pre-clerkship medical curriculums consist of a series of organ system-based courses and lectures but often lack an integration between organ systems. Such integration could be beneficial for clerkship years an...

    Authors: Kasiphak Kaikaew, Sarocha Vivatvakin, Maneerat Chayanupatkul, Weerapat Kositanurit, Sekh Thanprasertsuk and Onanong Kulaputana

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:43

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Fundoscopy outside ophthalmology is in decline, and the technical demands of the traditional direct ophthalmoscope examination are likely contributing. Alternative fundoscopy technologies are increasingly avai...

    Authors: H. P. Dunn, C. J. Kang, S. Marks, J. L. Witherow, S. M. Dunn, P. R. Healey and A. J. White

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:41

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Inclusion of environmental health (EH) in medical education serves as a catalyst for preparing future physicians to address issues as complex as climate change and health, water pollution and lead contaminatio...

    Authors: Benjamin Kligler, Genevieve Pinto Zipp, Carmela Rocchetti, Michelle Secic and Erin Speiser Ihde

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:40

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Medical students at The University of Manchester have the option of research intercalation on the Master of Research programme. There is a paucity of evidence for the benefits of research intercalation. Howeve...

    Authors: Antony K. Sorial, Morgan Harrison-Holland and Helen S. Young

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:39

    Content type: Research article

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  25. To enhance the development of a curriculum in professionalism for medical students, the aim of this research was to evaluate medical students’ responses regarding professionalism teaching and behaviors in thei...

    Authors: Haifa Mohammed Saleh Al Gahtani, Haitham Ali Jahrami and Henry J. Silverman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:38

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Sexual health is generally considered an integral part of medical and allied healthcare professional training. However, many medical schools do not offer this as a mandatory curriculum, or minimize it. Sexual ...

    Authors: Michael W. Ross, Carey Roth Bayer, Alan Shindel and Eli Coleman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:37

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Africa’s economic transformation relies on a radical transformation of its higher education institutions. The establishment of regional higher education Centres of Excellence (CoE) across Africa through a Worl...

    Authors: Abebaw Fekadu, Claire Oppenheim, Tsegahun Manyazewal, Corey Nislow, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Asrat Hailu, Anteneh Belete, Dawit Wondimagegn, Charlotte Hanlon, Tsige Gebremariam, Asha Collins, Christopher J. Larson, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Eleni Aklilu, Adamson S. Muula, Sabina Mugus…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:36

    Content type: Technical advance

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  28. Burnout results from excessive demands at work. Caregivers suffering from burnout show a state of emotional exhaustion, leading them to distance themselves from their patients and to become less efficient in t...

    Authors: Philippe Guillou, Thierry Pelaccia, Marie-Frédérique Bacqué and Mathieu Lorenzo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:35

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Maternal and child mortality is a global concern and one of South Africa’s quadruple burdens of disease. As easily accessible frontline healthcare workers, pharmacists play an important role in the continuum o...

    Authors: Elizabeth Egieyeh, Mea van Huyssteen, Renier Coetzee and Angeni Bheekie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:34

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Several studies have shown that conceptions of teachers on teaching and learning can influence the teaching practices and behavior in higher education. This association is also found in undergraduate medical e...

    Authors: Jaime L. Pacifico, Walther van Mook, Jeroen Donkers, Johanna C. G. Jacobs, Cees van der Vleuten and Sylvia Heeneman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:32

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Primary care physicians are at the very heart of managing patients suffering from multimorbidity. However, several studies have highlighted that some physicians feel ill-equipped to manage these kinds of compl...

    Authors: M.-C. Audétat, S. Cairo Notari, J. Sader, C. Ritz, T. Fassier, J. M. Sommer, M. Nendaz and N. Caire-Fon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:31

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. Developing self-regulated learning in preclinical settings is important for future lifelong learning. Previous studies indicate professional identity formation, i.e., formation of self-identity with internaliz...

    Authors: Yasushi Matsuyama, Motoyuki Nakaya, Jimmie Leppink, Cees van der Vleuten, Yoshikazu Asada, Adam Jon Lebowitz, Teppei Sasahara, Yu Yamamoto, Masami Matsumura, Akira Gomi, Shizukiyo Ishikawa and Hitoaki Okazaki

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:30

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Ageism is a serious problem in medical care. The importance of ageism-related education for students has been emphasized. To determine the most effective approach to ageism-related education for allied health ...

    Authors: Yuko Fukase, Naoto Kamide, Norio Murayama, Akie Kawamura, Kanako Ichikura, Yoshitaka Shiba and Hirokuni Tagaya

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:27

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  34. The objective of this study is to characterize participants in a laparoscopic cadaveric neuroanatomy course and assess knowledge of pelvic neuroanatomy before and after this course.

    Authors: Ioana Marcu, Adrian Balica, Jeffrey A. Gavard, Eugen C. Campian, Gustavo Leme Fernandes, M. Jonathon Solnik, Vadim Morozov and Nucelio Lemos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:26

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Knowledge assessment in evidence-based medicine (EBM) is usually performed by the measurement of memorised facts, understanding of EBM concepts and application of learned knowledge in familiar situations, all ...

    Authors: Ivan Buljan, Matko Marušić, Ružica Tokalić, Marin Viđak, Tina Poklepović Peričić, Darko Hren and Ana Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:25

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming widely adopted with increasing accessibility of courses. Little is known about the optimal design of the introductory course or longitudinal training programs targe...

    Authors: Michael Janjigian, Anne Dembitzer, Caroline Srisarajivakul-Klein, Khemraj Hardower, Deborah Cooke, Sondra Zabar and Harald Sauthoff

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:22

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Lumbar puncture (LP) is an invasive medical procedure that can be done by any doctor. Several simulation-based trainings have been built however the evaluations of the theoretical knowledge and the impact of t...

    Authors: Sinead Gaubert, Alice Blet, Fadia Dib, Pierre-François Ceccaldi, Thomas Brock, Maude Calixte, Léa De Macédo, Tiphaine Dujardin, Ludivine Jean-Louis, Dhihia Leghima, Samuel Mouyal, Dan David Tordjman, Patrick Plaisance, Caroline Roos, Sid-Ahmed Remini, Damien Roux…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:18

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Over the last decade, the use of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) has rapidly expanded and diversified. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a growing demand for distance and online learning strategies to s...

    Authors: Fiona Osborne, Miles Harrison, James Fisher and Belinda Bateman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:15

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the United States (US) medical education system with the necessary, yet unprecedented Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) national recommendation to pause all studen...

    Authors: Aaron J. Harries, Carmen Lee, Lee Jones, Robert M. Rodriguez, John A. Davis, Megan Boysen-Osborn, Kathleen J. Kashima, N. Kevin Krane, Guenevere Rae, Nicholas Kman, Jodi M. Langsfeld and Marianne Juarez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:14

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Critical thinking disposition helps medical students and professionals overcome the effects of personal values and beliefs when exercising clinical judgment. The lack of effective instruments to measure critic...

    Authors: Liyuan Cui, Yaxin Zhu, Jinglou Qu, Liming Tie, Ziqi Wang and Bo Qu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:10

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Delivery of medical ethics education is complex due to various reasons, compounded by the context-dependent nature of the content. The scarcity of relevant resources in the contexts of some developing countrie...

    Authors: Muhammad Shahid Shamim, Adrienne Torda, Lubna A. Baig, Nadeem Zubairi and Chinthaka Balasooriya

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:9

    Content type: Research article

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