Medical Education

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Edited By: Kevin W. Eva

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 1/36 (Education Scientific Disciplines); 7/86 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

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Associated Title(s): The Clinical Teacher

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In this new and extensively updated second edition, the Association for the Study of Medical Education presents a complete and authoritative guide to medical education. Written by leading experts in the field, Understanding Medical Education provides a comprehensive resource of the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice. More details.

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‘Sorry, I meant the patient's left side’: impact of distraction on left–right discrimination
by John McKinley, Martin Dempster & Gerard J. Gormley

Medical students can have difficulty in distinguishing left from right. Many infamous medical errors have occurred when a procedure has been performed on the wrong side. This study aims to elucidate the impacts of different types of distraction on left–right discrimination ability.
Dr Gerry Gormley, from Queen’s University Belfast and lead supervisor of the study, shares some insight.

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As part of its 50th volume celebration, Medical Education is seeking whimsical articles exploring fringe topics (or fresh looks at established topics) for a special issue. The submission deadline is September 30, 2015... find out more

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Putting ‘regulated’ back into self-regulated learning
R. Brydges et al

Mindfulness and goal-directed approaches offer more than ‘skills’ when learning about communication
N. Mendick et al

Impact of distraction on left-right discrimination
J. McKinley, M. Dempster & G.J. Gormley

Cyberbullying among trainee doctors
S. Farley et al

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