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  1. New approaches to e-learning and the use of virtual reality technology and serious game in medical education are on the rise. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of lecture me...

    Authors: Meysam Siyah Mansoory, Mohammad Rasool Khazaei, Seyyed Mohsen Azizi and Elham Niromand

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:347

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Despite significant teaching responsibilities and national accreditation standards, most residents do not receive adequate instruction in teaching methods. Published reports of residents-as-teachers programs v...

    Authors: Jane Rowat, Krista Johnson, Lisa Antes, Katherine White, Marcy Rosenbaum and Manish Suneja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:346

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Mentoring is a recognized, but still underutilized strategy for effective clinical training of midwifery students. The success of formally recognized course-embedded mentoring depends on adequate preparation o...

    Authors: Małgorzata Stefaniak and Ewa Dmoch-Gajzlerska

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:345

    Content type: Research

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  4. Communication is pivotal to the effective care and treatment of patients in our health care systems. Despite this understanding, clinicians are not sufficiently educated to confidently conduct complex discussi...

    Authors: Edward Stephens, Leeroy William, Lyn-Li Lim, Judy Allen, Bernadette Zappa, Evan Newnham and Kitty Vivekananda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:343

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Assessment is a necessary part of training postgraduate medical residents. The implementation of methods located at the “shows how” level of Miller’s pyramid is believed to be more effective than previous conv...

    Authors: Hamidreza Hasani, Mehrnoosh Khoshnoodifar, Armin Khavandegar, Soleyman Ahmadi, Saba Alijani, Aidin Mobedi, Shaghayegh Tarani, Benyamin Vafadar, Ramin Tajbakhsh, Mehdi Rezaei, Soraya Parvari, Sara Shamsoddini and David I. Silbert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:342

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Attaining high-quality education requires continuous evaluation and revision of the curriculum. The view of the graduate students can provide valuable insight into the necessary evaluations and revisions. Ther...

    Authors: Monireh Toosi, Maryam Modarres, Mitra Amini and Mehrnaz Geranmayeh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:340

    Content type: Research article

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  7. With the strike of Covid-19, an unprecedented rapid shift to remote learning happened worldwide with a paradigm shift to online learning from an institutional adjuvant luxury package and learner choice into a ...

    Authors: Nourhan F. Wasfy, Enjy Abouzeid, Asmaa Abdel Nasser, Samar A. Ahmed, Ilham Youssry, Nagwa N. Hegazy, Mohamed Hany K. Shehata, Doaa Kamal and Hani Atwa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:339

    Content type: Research

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  8. Molding competent clinicians capable of applying ethics principles in their practice is a challenging task, compounded by wide variations in the teaching and assessment of ethics in the postgraduate setting. D...

    Authors: Daniel Zhihao Hong, Jia Ling Goh, Zhi Yang Ong, Jacquelin Jia Qi Ting, Mun Kit Wong, Jiaxuan Wu, Xiu Hui Tan, Rachelle Qi En Toh, Christine Li Ling Chiang, Caleb Wei Hao Ng, Jared Chuan Kai Ng, Yun Ting Ong, Clarissa Wei Shuen Cheong, Kuang Teck Tay, Laura Hui Shuen Tan, Gillian Li Gek Phua…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:338

    Content type: Research article

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  9. In the French West-Indies, few studies have been performed on fertility and sexual problems in cancer survivors, which are frequent and recurring issues reported by surveys on unmet needs. Additionally, mutual...

    Authors: Thierry Almont, Louis Bujan, Clarisse Joachim, Guillaume Joguet, Mylène Vestris, Rémi Houpert, Rodolfo Enriquez Rodriguez, Jaylin Carmenate, Beatriz Gutierrez, Yaima Galán, Line Kleinebreil, Christian Mésenge, Éric Huyghe and Jacqueline Véronique-Baudin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:337

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Both simulation-based training and video-based training serve as educational adjuncts for learning TEE among medical students. In the present study, we hypothesized that simulation-based training would better ...

    Authors: Yang Zhao, Zong-Yi Yuan, Han-Ying Zhang, Xue Yang, Duo Qian, Jing-Yan Lin, Tao Zhu and Hai-bo Song

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:336

    Content type: Research

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  11. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, distance education (DE) replaced traditional “face-to-face” teaching and has become the main method of teaching. The aim of this study was to 1) evaluate the impact of DE by te...

    Authors: Massimo Casacchia, Maria Grazia Cifone, Laura Giusti, Leila Fabiani, Roberto Gatto, Loreto Lancia, Benedetta Cinque, Cristina Petrucci, Mario Giannoni, Rodolfo Ippoliti, Anna Rita Frattaroli, Guido Macchiarelli and Rita Roncone

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:335

    Content type: Research

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  12. Medical students experience difficulties in the process of making decisions about their careers, which is referred to as career indecision. This study aimed to examine the difficulties in the career decision-m...

    Authors: Yaxin Zhu, Tianming Zuo, Yanni Lai, Shenglin Zhao and Bo Qu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:334

    Content type: Research

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  13. Poor compliance with hand hygiene practices among medical students poses a risk for cross-infection. It has become more critical during the COVID-19 pandemic than ever before. This study aimed to determine the...

    Authors: Guwani Liyanage, Madushika Dewasurendra, Ashan Athapathu and Lakmini Magodarathne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:333

    Content type: Research

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  14. Teaching is an important professional skill for physicians and providing feedback is an important part of teaching. Medical students can practice their feedback skills by giving each other peer feedback. There...

    Authors: Floris M. van Blankenstein, John F. O’Sullivan, Nadira Saab and Paul Steendijk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:332

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Previous studies have suggested that resident physicians are the most meaningful teachers during the clinical clerkships of third-year medical students (MS3s). Unfortunately, residents often feel unprepared fo...

    Authors: Nicholas R. Zessis, Amanda R. Dube, Arhanti Sadanand, Jordan J. Cole, Christine M. Hrach and Yasmeen N. Daud

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:331

    Content type: Research

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  16. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in disruptions to medical school training and the transition to residency for new post-graduate year 1 resident-physicians (PGY1s). Therefore, the aim of this study was to unders...

    Authors: Ariel S. Winn, Matthew D. Weaver, Katherine A. O’Donnell, Jason P. Sullivan, Rebecca Robbins, Christopher P. Landrigan and Laura K. Barger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:330

    Content type: Research

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  17. As senior medical students who have had the privilege of undergoing early year clinical workplace experience, we believe that this opportunity medical students have through experiencing the ‘frontline’ could b...

    Authors: George Chukwuemeka Oyekwe, Muhammed Aizaz us Salam, Sami Ahmad Ghani and Bilal Iyad Abedalaziz Alriyahi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:329

    Content type: Correspondence

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  18. Complex healthcare systems increasingly demand influential nurse leaders adept at managing changes in unstable environments. The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) prepares the nurses for the most advanced level...

    Authors: Mozhgan Rivaz, Paymaneh Shokrollahi, Elahe Setoodegan and Farkhondeh Sharif

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:328

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:398

  19. Early career general practitioners are known to be at high risk of burnout. There is a need for widely applicable, cost-effective evidence-based interventions to develop trainees’ protective skills and strateg...

    Authors: Manuel Villarreal, Petra Hanson, Amy Clarke, Majid Khan and Jeremy Dale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:327

    Content type: Research

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  20. Wire-bending skills is commonly taught through live demonstrations (LD) though flipped classroom (FC) method has gained popularity. Continuous formative assessment promotes personalised learning via closely mo...

    Authors: Saritha Sivarajan, Eunice Xinwei Soh, Nor Nadia Zakaria, Yasmin Kamarudin, May Nak Lau, Aufa D. Bahar, Norhidayah Mohd Tahir, Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan, Mang Chek Wey, Siti Adibah Othman, Roziana M Razi and Zahra Naimie

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:326

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Effective communication between pharmacists and patients is essential and improves health outcomes. Simulated patients (SPs) are trained to reproduce real-life situations and can help pharmacy students to deve...

    Authors: Aisling Kerr, Judith Strawbridge, Caroline Kelleher, James Barlow, Clare Sullivan and Teresa Pawlikowska

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:325

    Content type: Research

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  22. There is evidence of negative attitudes among health professionals towards people with mental illness but there is also a knowledge gap on what training must be given to these health professionals during their...

    Authors: Ana Masedo, Pamela Grandón, Sandra Saldivia, Alexis Vielma-Aguilera, Elvis S. Castro-Alzate, Claudio Bustos, Cristina Romero-López-Alberca, J. Miguel Pena-Andreu, Miguel Xavier and Berta Moreno-Küstner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:324

    Content type: Research

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  23. Due to differing assessment systems across UK medical schools, making meaningful cross-school comparisons on undergraduate students’ performance in knowledge tests is difficult. Ahead of the introduction of a ...

    Authors: David Hope, David Kluth, Matthew Homer, Avril Dewar, Richard Fuller and Helen Cameron

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:323

    Content type: Research

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  24. The traditional curriculum for medical students in Japan does not include sufficient opportunities for students to develop their skills for musculoskeletal (MSK) examination and clinical reasoning and diagnosi...

    Authors: Kazuyo Yamauchi, Yoko Hagiwara, Nahoko Iwakura, Saori Kubo, Azusa Sato, Tadahiko Ohtsuru, Ken Okazaki and Yumiko Okubo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:322

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Reflection and various approaches to foster reflection have been regarded as an indispensable element in enhancing professional practice across different disciplines. With its inherent potential to engage lear...

    Authors: Kuo-Chen Liao, Chang-Hsuan Peng, Linda Snell, Xihui Wang, Chien-Da Huang and Alenoush Saroyan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:321

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Self-regulated learning (SRL) is an important contributing element to the academic success of students. Literature suggests that the understanding of SRL among medical students is obscure as there is still som...

    Authors: Chan Choong Foong, Nur Liyana Bashir Ghouse, An Jie Lye, Nurul Atira Khairul Anhar Holder, Vinod Pallath, Wei-Han Hong, Joong Hiong Sim and Jamuna Vadivelu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:320

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Undergraduate medical education is supposed to equip medical students with basic competences to select any specialty of their choice for postgraduate training. Medical specialties are characterized by a great ...

    Authors: Elena Zelesniack, Viktor Oubaid and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:319

    Content type: Research

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  28. Cultural and linguistic diversity in patients and their relatives represents a challenge for clinical practice in palliative care around the world. Cross-cultural training for palliative care professionals is ...

    Authors: Orest Weber, Imane Semlali, Claudia Gamondi and Pascal Singy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:318

    Content type: Research

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  29. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed challenges that medical students face when healthcare systems are under intense pressure. There is a need to assess medical students’ education needs in pandemic preparedness...

    Authors: Tricia Jia Wen Koh, Abel Ho Zhi Ling, Christine Li Ling Chiang, Gabriel Sheng Jie Lee, Hannah Si En Tay and Huso Yi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:317

    Content type: Research

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  30. Empathy, which involves understanding another person’s experiences and concerns, is an important component for developing physicians’ overall competence. This longitudinal study was designed to test the hypoth...

    Authors: Yusuke Fukuyasu, Hitomi U. Kataoka, Miwako Honda, Toshihide Iwase, Hiroko Ogawa, Masaru Sato, Mayu Watanabe, Chikako Fujii, Jun Wada, Jennifer DeSantis, Mohammadreza Hojat and Joseph S. Gonnella

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:316

    Content type: Research

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  31. The prevalence of oral diseases in people with dementia has increased, and patients with dementia have worse oral health than people without dementia. However, in the provision of oral care, these patients oft...

    Authors: Masaki Kobayashi, Mio Ito, Yasuyuki Iwasa, Yoshiko Motohashi, Ayako Edahiro, Maki Shirobe, Hirohiko Hirano, Yves Gineste and Miwako Honda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:315

    Content type: Research article

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  32. There are limited competency-based educational curricula for transitions of care education (TOC) for internal medicine (IM) residency programs. The University of Colorado implemented a virtual interdisciplinar...

    Authors: Roxana Naderi, Tyson A. Oberndorfer, Sarah R. Jordan, Blythe Dollar, Ethan U. Cumbler and Christine D. Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:314

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Large scale implementation of new strategies and healthcare delivery standards in academic medical centers (AMCs) requires training of healthcare workforce at different stages of their medical career. The pati...

    Authors: Rebecca Gendelman, Heidi Preis, Latha Chandran, Robyn J. Blair, Maribeth Chitkara and Susmita Pati

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:313

    Content type: Research

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  34. Although it is accepted that providing medical students with opportunities to engage in research activity is beneficial, little data has been collated on how medical degree curricula may address this issue. Th...

    Authors: Crea Carberry, Geoff McCombe, Helen Tobin, Diarmuid Stokes, Jason Last, Gerard Bury and Walter Cullen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:312

    Content type: Research

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  35. Medical research is a central part of any residency training. In view of the new Saudi orthopedic committee promotion regulation that mandates each resident to participate in a research project, the challenges...

    Authors: Omar A. Al-Mohrej, Nouf F. Alsadoun, Fawaz N. Alshaalan, Rayan I. Alturki, Anwar M. Al-Rabiah, Nezar B. Hamdi, Imran Ilyas and Thamer S. AlHussainan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:311

    Content type: Research

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  36. Global demand for standardized assessment of training needs and evaluation of professional continuing education programs across the healthcare workforce has led to various instrumentation efforts. The Hennessy...

    Authors: Adelais Markaki, Shreya Malhotra, Rebecca Billings and Lisa Theus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:310

    Content type: Research

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  37. Chronic and palliative care are rapidly gaining importance within the physician’s range of duties. In this context, it is important to address the four dimensions of care: physical, psychological, social, and ...

    Authors: Jolien Pieters, Daniëlle M. L. Verstegen, Diana H. J. M. Dolmans, Franca C. Warmenhoven and Marieke H. J. van den Beuken - van Everdingen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:309

    Content type: Research

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  38. The COVID-19 outbreak has exerted an enormous impact on various industries worldwide. During this pandemic, clinical teaching hospitals have faced unprecedented challenges regarding the management of postgradu...

    Authors: Shixian Gu, Aijing Zhang, Gang Huo, Wenqing Yuan, Yan Li, Jiangli Han and Ning Shen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:308

    Content type: Research article

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  39. This study aimed to apply the theory of planned behavior to identify the medical education behavioral intention of holistic healthcare on teachers and students who influence the medical and healthcare professi...

    Authors: Liang-Miin Tsai and Yu-Hua Yan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:307

    Content type: Research

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  40. The last two decades have seen a shift in former Soviet countries from highly specialized to more family medicine-focused systems. Medical education has slowly adjusted to these reforms, although the region is...

    Authors: Leah F. Bohle, Edgar Valencia, Greta Ross, Davlyatova Dilbar Dzhabarovna, Shakhlo N. Yarbaeva, Zukhra A. Kasymova and Helen Prytherch

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:306

    Content type: Research

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  41. Safe and effective clinical outcomes (SECO) clinics enable medical students to integrate clinical knowledge and skills within simulated environments. This realistic format may better prepare students for clini...

    Authors: Alice Lee, Dalia Abdulhussein, Mohammad Fallaha, Olivia Buckeldee, Rory Morrice and Kathleen Leedham-Green

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:305

    Content type: Research

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  42. Mental and substance use disorders account for 30 % of the non-fatal disease burden and 10 % of the overall disease burden but the treatment gap is daunting. With just one psychiatrist per 200,000 populations ...

    Authors: Kedar Marahatta, Sagun Ballav Pant, Madhur Basnet, Pawan Sharma, Ajay Risal and Saroj Prasad Ojha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:304

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Clinical training during the COVID-19 pandemic is high risk for medical students. Medical schools in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) have limited capacity to develop resources in the face of rapidly de...

    Authors: Yusuf Yilmaz, Ozlem Sarikaya, Yesim Senol, Zeynep Baykan, Ozan Karaca, Nilufer Demiral Yilmaz, Levent Altintas, Arif Onan and İskender Sayek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:303

    Content type: Research

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  44. Undergraduate and graduate medical education often includes the social determinants of health, but questions remain regarding how best to ensure that trainees become empowered to take action on the social dete...

    Authors: Kristian Welch, Benjamin Robinson, Michaela Lieberman Martin, Amy Salerno and Drew Harris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:302

    Content type: Research

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  45. Service learning (SL) is an educational methodology presumed to help medical students be more empathetic and compassionate. We longitudinally investigated the level of empathy in medical students and how precl...

    Authors: Yi-Sheng Yang, Pei-Chin Liu, Yung Kai Lin, Chia-Der Lin, Der-Yuan Chen and Blossom Yen-Ju Lin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:301

    Content type: Research

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  46. Nurturing of physician-scientists is an important mission of academic medical institutes. Although the importance of mentorship in developing future physician-scientists internationally is well established, no...

    Authors: Haruo Obara, Takuya Saiki, Rintaro Imafuku, Kazuhiko Fujisaki and Yasuyuki Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:300

    Content type: Research

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  47. This study evaluated the impact of the adapted version of the Respecting Choices® The Living Matters Advance Care Planning (ACP) facilitator training programme on trainees’ attitudes on facilitation 6 months p...

    Authors: C. C. Yu, E. J. Koh, J. A. Low, M. L. Ong, A. G. H. Sim, D. Y. Q. Hong, R. Chong, J. Low and R. Ng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:298

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:372

  48. To assess whether Swiss general ophthalmologists have the minimal keratoconus knowledge that corneal specialists would expect them to have.

    Authors: Philipp B. Baenninger, Lucas M. Bachmann, Katja C. Iselin, Oliver A. Pfaeffli, Claude Kaufmann, Michael A. Thiel and Gerd Gigerenzer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:297

    Content type: Research

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