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  1. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional learning activities are included in many curricula but are difficult to assess. For languages that are not widely spoken such as Swedish, few validated questionnaires exist that relate to int...

    Authors: Samuel Edelbring, Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren and Desiree Wiegleb Edström

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:40

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Little research addresses how medical students develop their choice of specialty training in crisis and resource-poor settings. The newly graduated medical students determine the future of the healthcare syste...

    Authors: Bisher Sawaf, Fatima Abbas, Amr Idris, Tareq Al Saadi and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:39

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Exposure to a broad spectrum of patient cases is a mainstay of undergraduate medical education. This study aimed to assess how many primary care-specific clinical pictures final-year medical students in tradit...

    Authors: Roman Hari, Michael Harris, Peter Frey and Sven Streit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:34

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Although medical school programs oriented toward postgraduate specialty training have the potential to reduce the duration and cost of medical school for US medical students, success depends on the ability of ...

    Authors: M. Douglas Jones Jr, Traci Yamashita, Randal G. Ross and Jennifer Gong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:33

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Although electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has rapidly increased, there is little data about what United States medical students know or are taught about them. This study examined medical students’ experi...

    Authors: Katie Hinderaker, David V. Power, Sharon Allen, Ellen Parker and Kolawole Okuyemi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:32

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Medical students have high levels of stress that could be due to the daily life stressors and the extra stress of academic burden. The present study investigated the perceived stress level as well as the reaso...

    Authors: Zohair Jamil Gazzaz, Mukhtiar Baig, Bader Salem Mana Al Alhendi, Mohammed Mahdi Owiad Al Suliman, Awshaemah Salem Al Alhendi, Mana Saleh Hadi Al-Grad and Mohammed Abdullah Ali Qurayshah

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:29

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  7. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the corresponding author wrote to say that he had missed the names of some of the collaborators in the list he sent to the typesetters. In addition, there was...

    Authors: Mustafa S. Rashid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:28

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:1

  8. Content type: Research article

    Driving licensing jurisdictions require detailed assessments of fitness-to-drive from occupational therapy driver assessors (OTDAs). We developed decision training based on the recommendations of expert OTDAs,...

    Authors: Priscilla Harries, Carolyn Unsworth, Hulya Gokalp, Miranda Davies, Christopher Tomlinson and Luke Harries

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:27

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The provision of nutrition care by doctors is important in promoting healthy dietary habits, and such interventions can lead to reductions in disease morbidity, mortality, and medical costs. However, medical s...

    Authors: Victor Mogre, Fred C. J. Stevens, Paul A. Aryee, Anthony Amalba and Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:26

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  10. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], one of the authors reported that prior to publication her surname had changed from ‘Kerlen’ to ‘van der Kruk’, but that this change had not been incorporated ...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Teresa O’Connor, Robin A. Ray, Yolanda van der Kruk, Michelle Bellingan and Peta-Ann Teague

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:25

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

  11. Content type: Research article

    Collaborative learning facilitates reflection, diversifies understanding and stimulates skills of critical and higher-order thinking. Although the benefits of collaborative learning have long been recognized, ...

    Authors: Mohammed Saqr, Uno Fors and Matti Tedre

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:24

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Globally more registered nurses need to be recruited to meet the needs of aging populations and increased co-morbidity. Nursing recruitment remains challenging when compared to other healthcare programs. Despi...

    Authors: Ling Ting Wu, Wenru Wang, Eleanor Holroyd, Violeta Lopez and Sok Ying Liaw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:23

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional education is receiving increased attention worldwide. This has led to the development of a bachelor programme “Interprofessional Health Care” at the University of Heidelberg, Germany beginnin...

    Authors: Cornelia Mahler, Veronika Schwarzbeck, Johanna Mink and Katja Goetz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:19

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) are being used by a growing number of postgraduate training programs and medical schools as their interview process for selection entry. The Australian General Practice and Trai...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Premala Sureshkumar and Karyn Mossman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:21

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  15. Content type: Research article

    In postgraduate training, there is a need to continuously assess the learning and working conditions to optimize learning. Students or trainees respond to the learning climate as they perceive it. The Dutch Re...

    Authors: Jaime L. Pacifico, Cees P. M. van der Vleuten, Arno M. M. Muijtjens, Erlyn A. Sana and Sylvia Heeneman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:22

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Patient-centered care has been one of the most frequently discussed principles in medical practice. However, there is a serious concern that the patient-centered attitudes of physicians diminish over the cours...

    Authors: Hirono Ishikawa, Daisuke Son, Masato Eto, Kiyoshi Kitamura and Takahiro Kiuchi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:20

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Health professional racial/ethnic bias may impact on clinical decision-making and contribute to subsequent ethnic health inequities. However, limited research has been undertaken among medical students. This p...

    Authors: Ricci Harris, Donna Cormack, James Stanley, Elana Curtis, Rhys Jones and Cameron Lacey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:18

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  18. Content type: Research article

    By identifying medical students’ learning approaches and the factors that influence students’ learning approaches, medical schools and health care institutions are better equipped to intervene and optimize the...

    Authors: Sonali Prashant Chonkar, Tam Cam Ha, Sarah Shan Hang Chu, Ada Xinhui Ng, Melissa Li Shan Lim, Tat Xin Ee, Mor Jack Ng and Kok Hian Tan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:17

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  19. Content type: Research article

    There is a significant shortage of health workers across and within countries. It is of utmost importance to determine the factors that motivate students to opt for medical studies. The objective of this study...

    Authors: Sonu Goel, Federica Angeli, Nonita Dhirar, Neetu Singla and Dirk Ruwaard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:16

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Little information is currently available concerning young medical students desire to pursue a career in oncology, or their career expectations.

    Authors: J. C. Faivre, J. E. Bibault, A. Bellesoeur, J. Salleron, M. Wack, J. Biau, M. Cervellera, G. Janoray, T. Leroy, N. Lescut, V. Martin, S. Molina, B. Pichon, C. Teyssier, S. Thureau, J. J. Mazeron…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:15

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Research training programmes are a knowledge translation (KT) intervention which aim to improve research evidence uptake by clinicians. Whilst KT training programmes have been reported to significantly improve...

    Authors: Jessica Stander, Karen Grimmer and Yolandi Brink

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:14

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  22. Content type: Research article

    University nursing students experience higher levels of academic stress than those of other disciplines. Academic stress leads to psychological distress and has detrimental effects on well-being. The ability t...

    Authors: Ka Ming CHOW, Wing Ki Fiona TANG, Wing Han Carmen CHAN, Wing Hung Janet SIT, Kai Chow CHOI and Sally CHAN

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:13

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The biopsychosocial model is a comprehensive approach emphasizing holistic medical care. However, medical curricula that incorporate narrative reflective writing and group dynamic discussion of psychosocial is...

    Authors: Shao-Yin Chu, Chi-Wei Lin, Meei-Ju Lin and Chin-Chen Wen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:12

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:83

  24. Content type: Research article

    Most assessments in health professions education consist of knowledge-based examinations as well as practical and clinical examinations. Among the most challenging aspects of clinical assessments is decision m...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Arvin Damodaran, Phil Jones, Sean Kennedy, George Mangos, Anthony J. O’Sullivan, Joel Rhee, Silas Taylor, Gary Velan and Peter Harris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:10

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Educational environment is a strong determinant of student satisfaction and achievement. The learning environments of medical students on clinical placements are busy workplaces, composed of many variables. Th...

    Authors: Sarah Hyde, Ailish Hannigan, Tim Dornan and Deirdre McGrath

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:7

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Students evaluations of their learning experiences can provide a useful source of information about clerkship effectiveness in undergraduate medical education. However, low response rates in clerkship evaluati...

    Authors: Sola Aoun Bahous, Pascale Salameh, Angelique Salloum, Wael Salameh, Yoon Soo Park and Ara Tekian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:9

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  27. Content type: Correspondence

    Educating doctors is expensive and poor performance by future graduates can literally cost lives. Whilst the practice of medicine is highly evidence based, medical education is much less so. Research on medica...

    Authors: Jon Dowell, Jennifer Cleland, Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Chris McManus, Sandra Nicholson, Thomas Oppé, Katie Petty-Saphon, Olga Sierocinska King, Daniel Smith, Steve Thornton and Kirsty White

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:6

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Emergency departments (EDs) offer a variety of learning opportunities for undergraduate medical students. It is however, difficult to evaluate whether they are receiving recommended training during their emerg...

    Authors: Sami Shaban, Arif Alper Cevik, Mustafa Emin Canakci, Caglar Kuas, Margret El Zubeir and Fikri Abu-Zidan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:8

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  29. Content type: Research article

    As highlighted in recent reports published by the Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group at the National Institutes of Health, the percentage of physicians conducting research has declined over the past d...

    Authors: Abigail M. Brown, Teresa M. Chipps, Tebeb Gebretsadik, Lorraine B. Ware, Jessica Y. Islam, Luke R. Finck, Joey Barnett and Tina V. Hartert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:5

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Perception of pressure to conform prevents learners from actively participating in educational encounters. We expected that residents would report experiencing different amounts of pressure to conform in a var...

    Authors: Jan Grendar, Tanya Beran and Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:4

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The General Medical Council (GMC) conducts Tests of Competence (ToC) for doctors referred for Fitness to Practise (FtP) issues. GPs take a single best answer knowledge test, an Objective Structured Clinical Ex...

    Authors: Hirosha Keshani Jayaweera, Henry W. W. Potts, Karim Keshwani, Chris Valerio, Magdalen Baker, Leila Mehdizadeh and Alison Sturrock

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:2

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  32. Content type: Research article

    One of the purposes of undergraduate medical education is to assist students to consider their future career paths in medicine, alongside the needs of the societies in which they will serve. Amongst the most m...

    Authors: Ron Brooker, Wendy Hu, Jennifer Reath and Penelope Abbott

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:3

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  33. Content type: Research article

    There are concerns regarding early years’ training for junior doctors in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (T&O) in the United Kingdom. Our primary objective was to audit the clinical activities undertaken by junio...

    Authors: Mustafa S. Rashid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:1

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Due to the declining birth rate and aging of Japanese society, the roles and responsibilities of dental hygienists are continuously expanding. Medical professionalism needs to be pursued continuously throughou...

    Authors: Yukiko Nagatani, Rintaro Imafuku, Toshinobu Takemoto, Tadayuki Waki, Taiji Obayashi and Tetsuji Ogawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:267

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Despite the highly selective admission processes utilised by medical schools, a significant cohort of medical students still face academic difficulties and are at a higher risk of delayed graduation or outrigh...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Teresa O’Connor, Robin A. Ray, Yolanda van der Kruk, Michelle Bellingan and Peta-Ann Teague

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:266

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:73

  36. Content type: Research article

    Despite many high-quality programs in basic surgical-skill education, the surgical skill of junior doctors varies widely. This, together with the waning interest in surgery as a career among medical students, ...

    Authors: Ho Seok Seo, Yong Hwa Eom, Min Ki Kim, Young-Min Kim, Byung Joo Song and Kyo Young Song

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:265

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Gaps in chronic disease management have led to calls for novel methods of interprofessional, team-based care. Population panel management (PPM), the process of continuous quality improvement across groups of p...

    Authors: Catherine P. Kaminetzky, Lauren A. Beste, Anne P. Poppe, Daniel B. Doan, Howard K. Mun, Nancy Fugate Woods and Joyce E. Wipf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:264

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The improvement of existing medical training programmes in resource-constrained settings is seen as key to addressing the challenge of retaining medical graduates trained at considerable cost both in-country a...

    Authors: Michael J. Peluso, Rebecca Luckett, Savara Mantzor, Alemayhu G. Bedada, Paul Saleeb, Miriam Haverkamp, Mosepele Mosepele, Cecil Haverkamp, Rosa Maoto, Detlef Prozesky, Neo Tapela, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Tomer Barak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:56

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:25

  39. Content type: Research article

    Non-English-speaking developing countries in Southeast Asia have been provided only limited opportunities for faculty development in the education of health professions. Although there exist a few programs tha...

    Authors: Do-Hwan Kim, Jong-Hyuk Lee, Jean Park and Jwa-Seop Shin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:260

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Medical students may not be able to identify the essential elements of situational awareness (SA) necessary for clinical reasoning. Recent studies suggest that students have little insight into cognitive proce...

    Authors: Markus A. Fischer, Kieran M. Kennedy, Steven Durning, Marlies P. Schijven, Jean Ker, Paul O’Connor, Eva Doherty and Thomas J. B. Kropmans

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:262

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  41. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the corrections they had requested for Table 3 had not been implemented, and that the title for Table 2 included an unnecessary indi...

    Authors: Miriam Ethel Bentwich and Peter Gilbey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:263

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:200

  42. Content type: Research article

    Despite guidelines and campaigns to change prescribing behavior, General Practitioners (GPs) continue to overprescribe benzodiazepines (BZDs). New approaches to improve prescribing are needed. Using behavior c...

    Authors: Hanne Creupelandt, Sibyl Anthierens, Hilde Habraken, Tom Declercq, Coral Sirdifield, Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena and Thierry Christiaens

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:259

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Medical students are exposed to high amounts of stress. Stress and poor academic performance can become part of a vicious circle. In order to counteract this circularity, it seems important to better understan...

    Authors: Thomas Kötter, Josefin Wagner, Linda Brüheim and Edgar Voltmer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:256

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