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  1. Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) is increasingly recognised as being crucial for the provision of holistic care and optimising health outcomes among older adults, many with multiple complex heal...

    Authors: Janita Pak Chun Chau, Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Vivian Wing Yan Lee, Wai Ming Yiu, Helen Chung Yan Chiang, David R. Thompson and Alexander Yuk Lun Lau

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:388

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Otolaryngology (ENT), plastic surgery, ophthalmology and dermatology are medical specialties which tend to receive less coverage in UK medical school curricula compared to larger, generalist specialties. As a ...

    Authors: Razan Nour, Kerry Jobling, Alasdair Mayer and Salma Babikir

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:387

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Due to disparities in their regional distribution of the surgical specialists, those who have finished “housemanship,” which is the equivalent of an internship, are serving as main surgical care providers in r...

    Authors: Mee Joo Kang and Reuben Kwesi Sakyi Ngissah

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:386

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented and potentially stressful event that inserted itself into the 2019–2020 Canadian medical curriculum. However, its impact on stress and subsequent professional pa...

    Authors: Myriam Abbas, Malek Dhane, Michèle Beniey, Léamarie Meloche-Dumas, Mohamed Eissa, Natasha Guérard-Poirier, Myriam El-Raheb, Florence Lebel-Guay, Adam Dubrowski and Erica Patocskai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:385

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Medical faculties are currently embracing a modernistic approach to anatomical education that integrates diagnostic imaging largely through post-mortem computed tomography scanning of body donors. Post-mortem ...

    Authors: Kimberly McBain, Brandon Azimov, Jeremy O’Brien, Geoffroy P. J. C. Noël and Nicole M. Ventura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:384

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The principle of workplace based assessment (WBA) is to assess trainees at work with feedback integrated into the program simultaneously. A student driven WBA model was introduced and perception evaluation of ...

    Authors: Lena Jafri, Imran Siddiqui, Aysha Habib Khan, Muhammed Tariq, Muhammad Umer Naeem Effendi, Azra Naseem, Sibtain Ahmed, Farooq Ghani, Shahnila Alidina, Nadir Shah and Hafsa Majid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:383

    Content type: Research article

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  7. There is an increasing need for physical therapists to address psychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal pain. Psychologically informed practice is one way to deliver this type of care through the integration of...

    Authors: Lindsay A. Ballengee, J. Kyle Covington and Steven Z. George

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:382

    Content type: Research article

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  8. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of PBL–CBL combined teaching in thyroid surgery and make observations from the students’ perspectives, based on their satisfaction with the learnin...

    Authors: Wanjun Zhao, Linye He, Wenyi Deng, Jingqiang Zhu, Anping Su and Yong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:381

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Efforts have begun to characterize the ethical and professional issues encountered by medical students in their clinical years. By applying previously identified taxonomies to a national sample of medical stud...

    Authors: Michael Hawking, Jenny Kim, Melody Jih, Chelsea Hu and John D. Yoon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:380

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Simulation based learning (SBL) is a technique where teachers recreate “real life” clinical experiences for health care teams for purposes of gaining clinical skills in a safe environment. There is evidence th...

    Authors: Josephine Nambi Najjuma, Francis Bajunirwe, Margaret Twine, Tamara Namata, Catherine Kalimba Kyakwera, Moses Cherop and Data Santorino

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:379

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Nosocomial infection, also called a hospital-acquired infection, is an infection acquired during admitting patients in health care facilities. Nosocomial infection can be prevented and controlled by giving tra...

    Authors: Tigist Engda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:378

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The coronavirus pandemic has exerted significant impacts on primary care, causing rapid digital transformation, exacerbating social isolation, and disrupting medical student and General Practice [GP] trainee e...

    Authors: Tirion Hughes, Eleanor Beard, Amelia Bowman, Joyce Chan, Katrina Gadsby, Martha Hughes, Maya Humphries, Aaron Johnston, Georgina King, Megan Knock, Kaveeta Malhi, Gerda Mickute, Ebubechi Okpalugo, Madeleine Oliver, Vimukthi Perera, Florence Pickles…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:377

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Medical student burnout can cause emotional and physical exhaustion and detachment. The objectives of this study were to evaluate burnout using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS), identify f...

    Authors: Michael Obregon, Jessica Luo, Jarod Shelton, Terri Blevins and Martin MacDowell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:376

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The pediatric surgery residency program is new in Saudi Arabia. As with any new program, residents experience a degree of fear and anxiety about their future in the program. The aim of this study is to examine...

    Authors: Tariq Altokhais, Mohammed Al Rajhi, Osama Bawazir, Gassan T. Almogbel, Abdullah I. Aljunaydil and Abdullah Alshehri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:375

    Content type: Research article

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  15. To explore the impact of an online continuing medical education (CME) program on physicians’ knowledge about the management of type two diabetes.

    Authors: Zahra Emami, Azam Kouhkan, Alireza Khajavi and Mohammad E. Khamseh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:374

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Anatomy is one of the core subjects in medical education. Students spend considerable time and effort on learning the requisite anatomy knowledge. This study explored the effect of a multiple-player virtual re...

    Authors: Yi-Chun Du, Shih-Chen Fan and Li-Cheng Yang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:343

    Content type: Research article

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  17. While medical students are losing interest in lectures in favor of other educational materials, many studies suggest the benefit of active learning, combined with gamified educational tools. The authors develo...

    Authors: Anthony Clément, Raphaël Delage, Marie Chollier, Laure Josse, Stéphane Gaudry, Jean-Ralph Zahar, Thierry Baubet and Bertrand Degos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:373

    Content type: Research article

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  18. For many nursing students, clinical training represents a stressful experience. The levels of stress and anxiety may vary during students’ educational training, depending on their ability to adopt behavioral s...

    Authors: María Dolores Onieva-Zafra, Juan José Fernández-Muñoz, Elia Fernández-Martínez, Francisco José García-Sánchez, Ana Abreu-Sánchez and María Laura Parra-Fernández

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:370

    Content type: Research article

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  19. General practice (GP) trainees may seek supervisor assistance to complete their patient consultations. This in-consultation assistance plays a key role in the supervisory oversight of trainees and in trainee l...

    Authors: Nancy J. Sturman, Amanda Tapley, Mieke L. van Driel, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Jean I. Ball, Andrew R. Davey, Alison Fielding, Kristen FitzGerald, Neil A. Spike and Parker J. Magin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:369

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The clinical reasoning process, which requires biomedical knowledge, knowledge about problem-solving strategies, and knowledge about reasons for diagnostic procedures, is a key element of physicians’ daily pra...

    Authors: Sophie Fürstenberg, Tillmann Helm, Sarah Prediger, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:368

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Effective Interprofessional Communication (IPC) between healthcare professionals enhances teamwork and improves patient care. Yet IPC training remains poorly structured in medical schools. To address this gap,...

    Authors: Chermaine Bok, Cheng Han Ng, Jeffery Wei Heng Koh, Zhi Hao Ong, Haziratul Zakirah Binte Ghazali, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Yun Ting Ong, Clarissa Wei Shuen Cheong, Annelissa Mien Chew Chin, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:372

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Students’ ratings of bedside teaching courses are difficult to evaluate and to comprehend. Validated systematic analyses of influences on students’ perception and valuation of bedside teaching can serve as the...

    Authors: Wolf Ramackers, Julia Victoria Stupak, Indra Louisa Marcheel, Annette Tuffs, Harald Schrem, Volkhard Fischer and Jan Beneke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:371

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Blended learning is a new approach to improving the quality of medical education. Acceptance of blended learning plays an important role in its effective implementation. Therefore, the purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Seyyed Mohsen Azizi, Nasrin Roozbahani and Alireza Khatony

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:367

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The ability to compose a concise summary statement about a patient is a good indicator for the clinical reasoning abilities of healthcare students. To assess such summary statements manually a rubric based on ...

    Authors: Inga Hege, Isabel Kiesewetter and Martin Adler

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:366

    Content type: Software

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  25. With almost 20% unnecessary spending on healthcare, there has been increasing interest in high value care defined as the best care for the patient, with the optimal result for the circumstances, delivered at t...

    Authors: Amit K. Pahwa, Kevin Eaton, Ariella Apfel, Amanda Bertram, Rebecca Ridell and Danelle Cayea

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:365

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Benchmarking across and within universities is a common tool to evaluate performance of a program and maintain accreditation requirements. While teaching remains a primary responsibility of many academics, aca...

    Authors: Rebecca Donkin, Kieran Broome and Libby Swanepoel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:364

    Content type: Research article

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  27. There is widespread agreement about the importance of communication skills training (CST) for healthcare professionals caring for cancer patients. Communication can be effectively learned and improved through ...

    Authors: S. Tanzi, L. De Panfilis, M. Costantini, G. Artioli, S. Alquati and S. Di Leo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:363

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Interpersonal and Communication Skills (ICS) and Professionalism milestones are challenging to evaluate during medical training. Paucity in proficiency, direction and validity evidence of assessment tools of t...

    Authors: Abd Moain Abu Dabrh, Thomas A. Waller, Robert P. Bonacci, Anem J. Nawaz, Joshua J. Keith, Anjali Agarwal, John Merfeld, Terri Nordin, Mary Michelle Winscott, Thomas E. Belda, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Sally Ann L. Pantin, Lawrence W. Steinkraus, Thomas J. Grau and Kurt B. Angstman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:362

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Primary care providers’ (PCPs) attitude toward obesity is often negative, and their confidence level for helping patients manage their weight is low. Continuing professional development (CPD) on the subject of...

    Authors: Jean-Patrice Baillargeon, Denise St-Cyr-Tribble, Marianne Xhignesse, Christine Brown, André C. Carpentier, Martin Fortin, Andrew Grant, Judith Simoneau-Roy and Marie-France Langlois

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:361

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Arguably, Medical School curricula are deficient in learning opportunities related to the safe and effective use of medicines, in particular antimicrobials. Infection management is complex and multidisciplinar...

    Authors: Clare Guilding, Jessica Hardisty, Elsa Randles, Louise Statham, Alan Green, Roshni Bhudia, Charan Singh Thandi, Andrew Teodorczuk, Lesley Scott and Joanna Matthan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:360

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Research in healthcare, including students as participants, has begun to document experiences with negative compliance, specifically conformity and obedience. There is a growing body of experimental and survey...

    Authors: Efrem Violato, Sharla King and Okan Bulut

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:359

    Content type: Research article

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  32. As increasing the number of organ donations presents a global challenge, Saudi Arabia is no different. Intensivists can play a major role in maximizing the organ donation process and minimize the challenges. T...

    Authors: Yasser M. Kazzaz and Omar B. Da’ar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:358

    Content type: Research article

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  33. In medical settings, multisource feedback (MSF) is a recognised method of formative assessment. It collects feedback on a doctor’s performance from several perspectives in the form of questionnaires. Yet, no v...

    Authors: Eva K. Hennel, Ulrike Subotic, Christoph Berendonk, Daniel Stricker, Sigrid Harendza and Sören Huwendiek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:357

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Intensive study of the biomedical sciences remains a core component of undergraduate medical education with medical students often completing up to 2 years of biomedical science training prior to entering cler...

    Authors: Bonny L. Dickinson, Kristine Gibson, Kristi VanDerKolk, Jeffrey Greene, Claudia A. Rosu, Deborah D. Navedo, Kirsten A. Porter-Stransky and Lisa E. Graves

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:356

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Multisource feedback (MSF) is increasingly being used to assess trainee performance, with different assessor groups fulfilling a crucial role in utility of assessment data. However, in health professions educa...

    Authors: Muhammad Tariq, Marjan Govaerts, Azam Afzal, Syed Ahsan Ali and Tabassum Zehra

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:355

    Content type: Research article

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  36. On account of physical distancing measures, universities worldwide are strongly affected by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Thus, the dental school of Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Germany) transferred the establis...

    Authors: Maximiliane Amelie Schlenz, Alexander Schmidt, Bernd Wöstmann, Nobert Krämer and Nelly Schulz-Weidner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:354

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Medical curricula are increasingly internationalized, with international students being mixed with domestic students in small group learning. Small group learning is known to foster competency learning in unde...

    Authors: Yan Zhou, Agnes D. Diemers, Jasperina Brouwer, Friso L. H. Muntinghe, Robbert J. Duvivier, Jan Pols, A. Debbie C. Jaarsma and Nicolaas A. Bos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:353

    Content type: Research article

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  38. In Danish GP training we had the ambition to enhance and assess global reflection ability, but since we found no appropriate validated method in the literature, we decided to develop a new assessment tool. Thi...

    Authors: Gunver Lillevang, Helle Ibsen, Søren Hast Prins and Niels Kristian Kjaer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:352

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Non-technical skills (NTS) are an indispensable element of emergency care and need to be prevalent alongside with good technical skills. Though, questions of how to teach (instructional design) and improve NTS...

    Authors: Leonie Schulte-Uentrop, Jonathan S. Cronje, Christian Zöllner, Jens C. Kubitz, Susanne Sehner and Parisa Moll-Khosrawi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:351

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The letter of recommendation is currently an integral part of applicant selection for residency programs. Internal medicine residents will spend much time and expense completing sub-specialty away electives to...

    Authors: Deepti Chopra, Mala Joneja, Gurjit Sandhu, Christopher A. Smith, Catherine M. Spagnuolo and Lawrence Hookey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:350

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Whilst competence in the management of a wide range of urological emergencies is a requirement for certification in urology, many conditions are uncommon and exposure during training may be limited. This prosp...

    Authors: Nicholas Bullock, Thomas Ellul, Suzanne Biers, James Armitage, Sophia Cashman, Krishna Narahari, Oleg Tatarov, Neil Fenn, Pradeep Bose, Jonathan Featherstone and Owen Hughes

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:349

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has engendered difficulties for health systems globally; however, the effect of the pandemic on emergency medicine (EM) residency training programs is unknown. ...

    Authors: Hsiang-Yun Lo, Shen-Che Lin, Chung-Hsien Chaou, Yu-Che Chang, Chip-Jin Ng and Shou-Yen Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:348

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The rapid progression of diseases and the complex, changing landscape of healthcare has increased the awareness that interprofessional collaboration is essential in ensuring safe and effective healthcare deliv...

    Authors: Sarentha Chetty, Varsha Bangalee and Petra Brysiewicz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:346

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The introduction of skeletal Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) into orthodontics has provided orthodontists with reliable techniques of correcting anchorage problems. The objective of this study was to evalua...

    Authors: Manal M. Abu Al-Melh and Abrar N. Al-Anzi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:340

    Content type: Technical advance

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  45. According to the Latin America Association for palliative care, Brazil offers only 0.48 palliative care services per 1 million inhabitants. In 2012, no accredited physicians were working in palliative care, wh...

    Authors: Thais Ioshimoto, Danielle Ioshimoto Shitara, Gilmar Fernades do Prado, Raymon Pizzoni, Rafael Hennemann Sassi and Aécio Flávio Teixeira de Gois

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:339

    Content type: Research article

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  46. The learning environment is one of the most influential factors in training of medical residents. The Dutch Residency Educational Climate Test (D-RECT) is one of the strongest instruments for measuring the lea...

    Authors: Mohamed Anass Majbar, Yassin Majbar, Amine Benkabbou, Laila Amrani, Abdeslam Bougtab, Raouf Mohsine and Amine Souadka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:338

    Content type: Research article

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