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  1. Content type: Research article

    Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire (BCSQ-12-SS) is a short valid questionnaire for assessment of burnout in students. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of Persian-tra...

    Authors: Simin Z. Mohebbi, Reza Yazdani, Musa Talebi, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Marc W. Heft and Hoda Bahramian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:388

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Poor patients have greater morbidity and die up to 10 years earlier than patients who have higher socio-economic status. These findings are often attributed to differences in life-style between groups. The pre...

    Authors: Ibrahim Al Alwan, Mohi Eldin Magzoub, Ali Al Haqwi, Motasin Badri, Sarah M. Al Yousif, Amir Babiker, Sílvia Mamede and Henk G. Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:386

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Transthoracic echocardiography is the primary imaging modality for diagnosing cardiac conditions but medical education in this field is limited. We tested the hypothesis that a structured theoretical and super...

    Authors: Tobias Hüppe, Heinrich Volker Groesdonk, Thomas Volk, Stefan Wagenpfeil and Benedict Wallrich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:385

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Medical school selection decisions have consequences beyond graduation. With generally low attrition rates, most medical students become junior doctors. Universities are therefore not just selecting students i...

    Authors: Ruth M. Sladek, Christine Burdeniuk, Alison Jones, Kevin Forsyth and Malcolm J. Bond

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:384

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Medical education in China is in a transitional period, from passive learning models to experiential education. We modified an experiential education method for radiology education. The aim of this study is to...

    Authors: Yingqian Chen, Keguo Zheng, Shanshan Ye, Jifei Wang, Ling Xu, Ziping Li, Quanfei Meng, Jianyong Yang and Shi-Ting Feng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:383

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Learning environment is an important base for learning processes of students and for preferences of future workplaces. It is considered as an essential factor in determining the success of an effective curricu...

    Authors: Erina Shrestha, Ram Sharan Mehta, Gayanand Mandal, Kriti Chaudhary and Nirmala Pradhan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:382

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  7. Content type: Research article

    There is an ongoing debate about the impact of studying medicine in rural vs. metropolitan campuses on student assessment outcomes. The UNSW Medicine Rural Clinical School has five main campuses; Albury-Wodong...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Gary Velan, Lesley Forster, Anthony O’Sullivan, Peter Harris and Silas Taylor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:380

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Behaviour can be defined as the internally coordinated responses (actions or inactions) of whole living organisms (individuals or groups) to internal and/or external stimuli, excluding responses more easily un...

    Authors: Nikki Milne, Chanelle Louwen, Dianne Reidlinger, Jo Bishop, Megan Dalton and Linda Crane

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:379

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In postgraduate medical education, program directors are in the lead of educational change within clinical teaching teams. As change is part of a social process, it is important to not only focus on the progra...

    Authors: L. Bank, M. Jippes, T. R. van Rossum, C. den Rooyen, A. J. J. A. Scherpbier and F. Scheele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:377

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The use of mobile devices such as tablets and laptops by students to support their learning is now ubiquitous. The clinical setting is an environment, which lends itself to the use of mobile devices as student...

    Authors: Eric Clarke, Jane Burns, Catherine Bruen, Martina Crehan, Erica Smyth and Teresa Pawlikowska

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:376

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Adequate pain education of health professionals is fundamental in the management of pain. Although an interprofessional consensus of core competencies for health professional pre-licensure education in pain ha...

    Authors: Sonja K. Bareiss, Lucas Nare and Katie McBee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:375

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Postgraduate doctors are prone to burnout due to occupational and educational stressors. Sri Lankan situation is unknown. This study determines burnout among postgraduate doctors in Colombo: Prevalence, associ...

    Authors: Beminihennedige Minuri S. Fernando and Dulani Lakmali Samaranayake

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:373

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Previous research has demonstrated that attainment inequalities exist for students from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups in pre-registration physiotherapy education. While previous research has ex...

    Authors: John A. Hammond, Annabel Williams, Saskia Walker and Meriel Norris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:372

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools increasingly incorporate teamwork in their curricula but medical students often have a negative perception of team projects, in particular when there is unequal participation. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Regien Biesma, Mary-Claire Kennedy, Teresa Pawlikowska, Ruairi Brugha, Ronan Conroy and Frank Doyle

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:371

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Rapid changes in medical practice have a large impact on the demands faced by educators in preparing students for future participation in a multifaceted healthcare workforce. Competencies required by today’s m...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Inam Haq, Jane Bleasel, Chris Roberts, Roger Garsia, Nicholas Randal and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:369

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has become an emergent method in the therapy of several intestinal diseases, mainly in Clostridium difficile recurrence. The training of FMT in medical schools is at its beg...

    Authors: Petru C. Madar, Oana Petre, Adriana Baban and Dan L. Dumitrascu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:368

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Information and communications technology (ICT) has been suggested as an important tool for improving global health education and building research capacity in developing countries. However, the existing curri...

    Authors: Kaiyong Huang, Abu S. Abdullah, Zhenyu Ma, Dilshat S. Urmi, Huimin He, Lisa Quintiliani, Robert H. Friedman, Jun Yang and Li Yang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:367

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  18. Content type: Technical advance

    Radiology integration into medical anatomy courses is well established, but there is a paucity of literature on integrating virtual dissection into cadaveric dissection laboratories. Virtual dissection is the ...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Darras, Rebecca Spouge, Rose Hatala, Savvas Nicolaou, Jeff Hu, Anne Worthington, Claudia Krebs and Bruce B. Forster

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:366

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  19. Content type: Debate

    The use of pimping as a method of teaching is widespread in the clinical phase of medical education. In this paper we consider pimping’s colloquial meanings and discuss how it was introduced into the language of ...

    Authors: David R. Chen and Kelsey C. Priest

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:345

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Lectures are one of the most common teaching methods in medical education. Didactic lectures were perceived by the students as the least effective method. Teaching methods that encourage self-directed learning...

    Authors: Nouralsalhin Abdalhamid Alaagib, Omer Abdelaziz Musa and Amal Mahmoud Saeed

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:365

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Mentoring plays a pivotal role in workplace-based learning, especially in the medical realm. Organising a formal mentoring programme can be labor and time intensive and generally impractical in resource constr...

    Authors: Heba A. Mohtady, Karen D. Könings, Mohamed M. Al-Eraky, Arno M. M. Muijtjens and Jeroen J. G. van Merriënboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:364

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Personality preference research on medical students and physicians demonstrates that personality preferences may affect one’s choice of specialty and transform over the course of one’s academic career as well ...

    Authors: Yu-Che Chang, Hsu-Min Tseng, Xaviera Xiao, Roy Y. L. Ngerng, Chiao-Lin Wu and Chung-Hsien Chaou

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:363

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Use of ultrasonography has revolutionized diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders. Until now, few studies have investigated usefulness of a short-period workshop for musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) education...

    Authors: Wei-Ting Wu, Ke-Vin Chang, Der-Sheng Han and Levent Özçakar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:362

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  24. Content type: Research article

    We report the implementation of a large-scale simulation-based cardiovascular diagnostics course for undergraduate medical students.

    Authors: Dimitri Arangalage, Jérémie Abtan, Jean Gaschignard, Pierre-François Ceccaldi, Sid-Ahmed Remini, Isabelle Etienne, Philippe Ruszniewski, Patrick Plaisance, Victoire De Lastours, Agnès Lefort and Albert Faye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:361

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Training health professional students in teamwork is recognized as an important step to create interprofessional collaboration in the clinical workplace. Interprofessional problem-based learning (PBL) is one l...

    Authors: Endang Lestari, Renée E. Stalmeijer, Doni Widyandana and Albert Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:360

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Few systematic methods prioritize the image education in medical students (MS). We hope to develop a checklist of brain computerized tomography (CT) reading in patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke (AI...

    Authors: Chi-Hung Liu, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Ting-Yu Chang, Yeu-Jhy Chang, Sheng-Han Kuo, Chun-Wei Chang, Chi-Jen Chen, Chien-Fu Chen, Po-Liang Cheng, Shy-Chyi Chin, Te-Fa Chiu, Jung-Lung Hsu, Peng-Wei Hsu, Tsong-Hai Lee, Chih-Hsiang Liao, Chun-Jen Lin…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:359

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Performance on United States Medical Licensing Exam® (USMLE®) Step 1 examination (Step 1) is an important milestone for medical students. It is necessary for their graduation, and selection to interview for th...

    Authors: Mohammed K. Khalil, William S. Wright, Kelsey A. Spearman and Amber C. Gaspard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:358

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Endoscopic ear surgery is gaining increasing popularity and has an important impact on teaching middle ear anatomy and basic surgical skills among residents and fellows. Due to the wide-angled views offered, t...

    Authors: Lukas Anschuetz, Daniel Stricker, Abraam Yacoub, Wilhelm Wimmer, Marco Caversaccio and Sören Huwendiek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:357

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Open Online Courses (OOCs) are increasingly presented as a possible solution to the many challenges of higher education. However, there is currently little evidence available to support decisions around the us...

    Authors: Michael Rowe, Christian R. Osadnik, Shane Pritchard and Stephen Maloney

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:356

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The standardized training of resident physicians in China is significant and robust. During the training, clinical teachers act as leaders. The training taking place in public hospitals requires a transactiona...

    Authors: Guangwei Deng, Di Zhao, Jonathan Lio, Xinyu Chen, Xiaopeng Ma, Liang Liang and Chenpeng Feng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:355

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Peer-assisted learning (PAL) is a common teaching and learning method in medical education worldwide. In the setting of skills laboratories (skills labs), student tutors are often employed as an equivalent alt...

    Authors: T. J. Bugaj, M. Blohm, C. Schmid, N. Koehl, J. Huber, D. Huhn, W. Herzog, M. Krautter and C. Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:353

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Immune function and dysfunction are highly complex basic science concepts introduced in the preclinical medical school curriculum. A challenge for early learners is connecting the intricate details and concept...

    Authors: Marie Cavuoto Petrizzo, Maria-Louise Barilla-LaBarca, Youn Seon Lim, Artemio M. Jongco, Michael Cassara, James Anglim and Joel N.H. Stern

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:352

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Although only a limited number of medical schools require a formal educational rotation in urologic surgery, urology as a medical specialty continues to attract a large number of students into the match each y...

    Authors: Bristol B. Whiles, Jeffrey A. Thompson, Tomas L. Griebling and Kerri L. Thurmon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:351

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Dental students are future dentists. Continuous assessment and improving of the educational curricula will ensure excellent academic performance of dental students and thus providing the community with the bes...

    Authors: Mokhtar Saleh Al-Anesi, Mohammed M. AlKhawlani, Abdulaziz A. Alkheraif, Abdulghani Ali Al-Basmi and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:350

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  35. Content type: Research article

    About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and strugg...

    Authors: Abigail Grover Snook, Asta B. Schram, Thorarinn Sveinsson and Brett D. Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:349

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  36. Content type: Research article

    One of the primary goals of simulation-based education is to enable long-term retention of training gains. However, medical literature has poorly contributed to understanding the best timing for repetition of ...

    Authors: Raihei Ansquer, Thomas Mesnier, Farnam Farampour, Denis Oriot and Daniel Aiham Ghazali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:348

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  37. Content type: Research article

    A patient-centred approach to care is increasingly the mandate for healthcare delivery. There is a need to explore how health professional students develop patient-centred attributes. This study aims to unders...

    Authors: Sheeba Rosewilliam, Vivek Indramohan, Richard Breakwell, Bernard Xian Wei Liew and John Skelton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:347

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  38. Content type: Research article

    This study sought to examine the awareness/perception of intercultural competence and institutional intercultural inclusiveness among first year students at an Australian medical school over four consecutive y...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Simone Ross and Mary D. Adu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:346

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Poor Quality of Life (QoL) among medical students is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle, psychological distress, and academic failure, which could affect their care for patients in the future. This study a...

    Authors: Husam Malibary, Mohammad M. Zagzoog, Maysaa A. Banjari, Ryan O. Bamashmous and Anoud R. Omer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:344

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Despite the growing importance of eHealth it is not consistently embedded in the curricula of functional exercise and physical therapy education. Insight in barriers and facilitators for embedding eHealth in e...

    Authors: M. M. Wentink, P. C. Siemonsma, L. van Bodegom-Vos, A. J. de Kloet, J. Verhoef, T. P. M. Vliet Vlieland and J. J. L. Meesters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:343

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  41. Content type: Research article

    There is scant information about the factors that influence the career decisions of anesthesia residents in Turkey. The aim of this study was to determine the preferences of anesthesia residents in Turkey rega...

    Authors: Murat Izgi, Betul Basaran, Aysun Ankay Yilbas, Sennur Uzun, Almıla Gulsun Pamuk and Meral Kanbak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:342

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Medical education is widely known to be a demanding process that may cause various mental health problems, such as burnout, which can lead to lowered levels of life satisfaction among medical students. Researc...

    Authors: Qinghua Wang, Lie Wang, Meng Shi, Xuelian Li, Rong Liu, Jie Liu, Min Zhu and Huazhang Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:341

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Non-technical skills (NTS) are known to have a positive impact on quality of medical care. The team performance enhancing behaviour, as an example for NTS, is termed “Collective Orientation” (CO). In this stud...

    Authors: Hendrik Eismann, Thomas Palmaers, Svetlozar Tsvetanov, Vera Hagemann and Markus Flentje

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:337

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Debriefing is a critical component to promote effective learning during simulation-based training. Traditionally, debriefing is provided only after the end of a scenario. A possible alternative is to debrief s...

    Authors: Patrick Schober, Kay R. J. Kistemaker, Fereshte Sijani, Lothar A. Schwarte, Dick van Groeningen and Ralf Krage

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:334

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