© John Wiley & Sons Ltd 2015. MEDICAL EDUCATION 2015
Edited By: Kevin W. Eva
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Online ISSN: 1365-2923
Associated Title(s): The Clinical Teacher
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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.
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
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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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