Assessing students' ability to detect melanomas using standardized patients and moulage
journal contributionposted on 2012-10-02, 00:00 authored by Claudia Hernandez, Robin Mermelstein, June K. Robinson, Rachel Yudkowsky
Detection of melanoma by physicians via opportunistic surveillance during focused physical examinations may reduce mortality. Medical students may not encounter a clinical case of melanoma during a dermatology clerkship.
Publisher StatementNOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology, 2011 Dec. DOI:10.1016/j.jaad.2011.10.032