Douglas B Smink

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OBJECTIVE To understand the study habits of general surgery residents as well as their motivating factors for study. DESIGN A survey was mailed to general surgical residents. Performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) was correlated with reported study habits using the Pearson's correlation coefficient. SETTING(More)
BACKGROUND Patient instability and limited radiology staffing may compel surgeons to make clinical decisions based on their independent interpretations of imaging studies. Despite potential implications for patients, no research to date has assessed the need for a diagnostic radiology curriculum in general surgery residency. METHODS We performed a(More)
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