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    • A longitudinal study of the characteristics and performances of medical students and graduates from the Arab countries 

      Tekian, A.; Boulet, J. (BioMed Central, 2015-11-05)
      Background: While international physician migration has been studied extensively, more focused and regional explorations are not commonplace. In many Arab countries, medical education is conducted in English and ...
    • A medical risk attitude subscale for DOSPERT 

      Butler, Shoshana; Rosman, Adam; Seleski, Shira; Garcia, Maggie; Lee, Sam; Barnes, James; Schwartz, Alan (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2012)
      Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) is a widely used instrument that measures perceived risk and benefit and attitude toward risk for activities in several domains, but does not include medical ...
    • A model teaching session for the Hypothesis-driven Physical Examination 

      Nishigori, Hiroshi; Masuda, Kozo; Kikukawa, Makoto; Kawashima, Atsushi; Yudkowsky, Rachel; Bordage, Georges; Otaki, Junji (Informa Healthcare, 2011)
      Introduction: The physical examination (PE) is an essential clinical competence for all physicians. Most medical schools have students learn the physical examination maneuvers using a head-to-toe (HTT) approach. However, ...
    • A multi-source feedback tool for measuring a subset of Pediatrics Milestones 

      Schwartz, Alan; Margolis, Melissa; Multerer, Sara; Haftel, Hilary; Schumacher, Daniel J. (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2016-10-02)
      Background: The Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Pilot employed a new multisource feedback (MSF) instrument to assess nine Pediatrics Milestones among interns and subinterns in the inpatient context. Objective: To report ...
    • Practice Indicators of Suboptimal Care and Avoidable Adverse Events: A Content Analysis of a National Qualifying Examination 

      Bordage, Georges; Meguerditchian, Ari-Nareg; Tamblyn, Robyn (Association of American Medical Colleges, 2013-10)
      PURPOSE: To (1) compile an initial list of physician-related practice indicators (PRINDs) that contribute to causing or preventing suboptimal care (SOCR) and adverse events (AEs) and (2) determine the extent to which one ...
    • Provider and Practice Characteristics Associated with Use of Rapid HIV Testing by General Internists 

      Bass, Michael G.; Korthuis, P. Todd; Cofrancesco Jr, Joseph; Berkenblit, Gail V.; Sullivan, Lynn E.; Asch, Steve M.; Bashook, Philip G.; Edison, Marcia; Sosman, James M.; Cook, Robert L. (Springer Verlag, 2011-06-28)
      Background. Rapid HIV testing could increase routine HIV testing. Most previous studies of rapid testing were conducted in acute care settings, and few described the primary care providers’ perspective. Objective – To ...
    • Provider and Practice Characteristics Associated with Use of Rapid HIV Testing by General Internists 

      Bass, Michael G.; Korthuis, P. Todd; Cofrancesco, Joseph Jr.; Berkenblit, Gail V.; Sullivan, Lynn E.; Asch, Steve M.; Bashook, Philip G.; Edison, Marcia; Sosman, James M.; Cook, Robert L. (Springer Verlag, 2011-06-28)
      BACKGROUND Rapid HIV testing could increase routine HIV testing. Most previous studies of rapid testing were conducted in acute care settings, and few described the primary care providers’ perspective. OBJECTIVE To ...
    • Providers contextualise care more often when they discover patient context by asking: meta-analysis of three primary data sets. 

      Schwartz, A; Weiner, SJ; Binns-Calvey, A; Weaver, FM (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-03)
      OBJECTIVES: One important component of patient-centred care is provider incorporation of patient contextual factors-life circumstances relevant to their care-in managing the patient's health. The current study uses data ...
    • Research Priorities and the Future of Pregnancy 

      F. Murphy, Timothy (Cambridge University Press, 2011-12)
    • Risk perception and risk attitudes in Tokyo: A report of the first administration of DOSPERT+M in Japan 

      Schwartz, Alan; Yamagishi, Kimihiko; Hirahara, Norimichi; Onishi, Hirotaka; Barnes, James; Rosman, Adam; Garcia, Maggie; Lee, Sam; Butler, Shoshana (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-11)
      Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) has been used to measure risk perceptions and attitudes in several nations and cultures. Takahashi translated DOSPERT to Japanese but DOSPERT responses from Japan ...
    • Setting Mastery Learning Standards 

      Yudkowsky, R; Park, YS; Lineberry, M; Knox, A; Ritter, EM (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015-11)
      Mastery learning is an instructional approach in which educational progress is based on demonstrated performance, not curricular time. Learners practice and retest repeatedly until they reach a designated mastery level; ...
    • Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial 

      Sánchez-Mendiola, Melchor; Kieffer-Escobar, Luis F.; Marín-Beltrán, Salvador; Downing, Steven M.; Schwartz, Alan (BioMed Central, 2012-11)
      Background: Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is an important competency for the healthcare professional. Experimental evidence of EBM educational interventions from rigorous research studies is limited. The main objective of ...
    • Threats to Validity in the Use and Interpretation of Script Concordance Test Scores 

      Lineberry, Matthew; Kreiter, Clarence D; Bordage, Georges (Wiley Periodicals Inc., 2013-11-12)
      Recent reviews have claimed that the Script Concordance Test (SCT) methodology generally produces reliable and valid assessments of clinical reasoning. We describe three major validity threats not yet considered in prior ...
    • Three controversies over item disclosure in medical licensure examinations. 

      Park, YS; Yang, EB (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-09-14)
      In response to views on public's right to know, there is growing attention to item disclosure - release of items, answer keys, and performance data to the public - in medical licensure examinations and their potential ...
    • Treatment options for hyperemesis gravidarum. 

      Abramowitz, A.; Miller, E.S.; Wisner, K.L. (Springer Verlag, 2017-01-09)
      Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a severe and prolonged form of nausea and/or vomiting during pregnancy. HG affects 0.3-2% of pregnancies and is defined by dehydration, ketonuria, and more than 5% body weight loss. Initial ...