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  1. The need for clinical placements outside traditional teaching hospitals for medical students is growing, both due to a decrease in hospital beds and the expansion of medical students. In this survey, distribut...

    Authors: Paul Pålsson, Erik Hulegårdh, Mats Wahlqvist, Silvana Naredi and Katarina Jood
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:914
  2. In sub-Saharan Africa, recent graduates from medical school provide more direct surgical and procedural care to patients than their counterparts from the Global North. Nigeria has no nationally representative ...

    Authors: Paul Tunde KingPriest, Barnabas Tobi Alayande, Emmanuel Walong Clement, Mustapha Muhammed, Joy Ohejem Egbiri, Miracle Shanabo, Etinosa Kevin Osayande, Abiodun Ayomide Atunrase, Jamiu Israel Abubakar, Daniel Chukwuma Eze, Stephen Adekoya, Gideon Bulus Chiroma, Onosegbe Moses Aikhuomogbe, Fatima Shuwa Gaila, Dennis Yaga, Nomsu Noble Thomas…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:913
  3. Traditional problem-based learning (PBL) relying on tutored learning in small groups is very resource-intensive. Little is known about the benefits of PBL in a large classroom setting. This paper introduced a ...

    Authors: Suyun Bai, Hanming Jiang, Tao Wang, Duxiao Yang, Yizhi Liu, Changqin Xu, Limin Zhang and Yuanying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:912
  4. Resident organizations and unions have a powerful role in advocating for resident physicians with disabilities. Ongoing efforts to ensure accessibility for resident physicians with disabilities would be promot...

    Authors: Quinten K. Clarke
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:911
  5. Across higher education, student retention, progression, and graduation are considered essential elements of students’ academic success. However, there is scarce literature analyzing these attributes across he...

    Authors: Dalal Hammoudi Halat, Abdel-Salam G. Abdel-Salam, Ahmed Bensaid, Abderrezzaq Soltani, Lama Alsarraj, Roua Dalli and Ahmed Malki
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:909
  6. Effective communication between health care clinicians and Aboriginal patients is critical to delivering high quality, accessible, culturally secure health care. Despite this, ineffective communication is a we...

    Authors: Ivan Lin, Wanda Flanagan, Charmaine Green, Anne Lowell, Juli Coffin and Dawn Bessarab
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:908
  7. Surgery requires a high degree of precision, speed, and concentration. Owing to the complexity of the modern world, traditional methods cannot meet these requirements. Therefore, in this study, we investigated...

    Authors: Mohsen Masoumian Hosseini, Zahra Sadat Manzari, Azam Gazerani, Seyedeh Toktam Masoumian Hosseini, Akram Gazerani and Mehrdad Rohaninasab
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:907
  8. To evaluate the effect and influence of the “immersive contextualization-based learning” teaching mode (ICBLT) in the orthopaedic musculoskeletal disorder module of clinical medicine education.

    Authors: Wufeng Cai, Mingke You, Jian Li, Qi Li, Duan Wang and Haoyang Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:906
  9. Several initiatives have been implemented to develop, manage, and assess patient safety (PS) competencies, which are considered as a serious public health issue across the world. The Health Professional Educat...

    Authors: Sylvain Boloré, Laurent Sovet and Nicolas Guirimand
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:905
  10. Despite the largely unmet need, relatively few medical school graduates enrol in surgical residency and fewer surgical specialists work rurally in low- and middle-income countries. Surgical housemanship is the...

    Authors: Mee Joo Kang, Reuben Kwesi Sakyi Ngissah, Alexis Dun Bo-Ib Buunaaim, Richard Baidoo, Francis Odei-Ansong, Theodore Wordui, Ernest Kwame Adjepong-Tandoh, Paa Kwesi Baidoo and James Emmanuel Kwegyir Aggrey-Orleans
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:904
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. "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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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