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Students’ Attitudes to and Usage of Academic Feedback Provided Via Audio Files
This study explores students’ attitudes to the provision of formative feedback on academic work using audio files together with the ways in which students implement such feedback within their learning. Expand
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Dual-energy CT for the diagnosis of gout: an accuracy and diagnostic yield study
Objectives To assess the accuracy of dual-energy CT (DECT) for diagnosing gout, and to explore whether it can have any impact on clinical decision making beyond the established diagnostic approachExpand
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for depressive disorders in children and adolescents.
BACKGROUND Depressive disorders are common in young people and are associated with significant negative impacts. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are often used, however, evidence ofExpand
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Implementation of a formative assessment model incorporating peer and self‐assessment
This paper reports a study designed to enhance students' ability to implement assessment marking criteria and to develop the role of dialogue in student learning. Pairs or trios of undergraduateExpand
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Comparison of Clinical Risk Tools for Predicting Osteoporosis in Women Ages 50–64
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the performance of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) threshold score of 9.3%Expand
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Eight years of the Mayo International Health Program: what an international elective adds to resident education.
OBJECTIVE To examine the educational benefits of international elective rotations during graduate medical education. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS We studied Mayo International Health Program (MIHP)Expand
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Is it Possible to Train Surgeons for Rural Africa? A Report of a Successful International Program
  • S. Merry
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • 24 May 2011
To the Editor: The care of surgical conditions in resource-limited settings in much of Africa and parts of Asia and the Americas (e.g., Haiti) is presently characterized by inadequate access. PeopleExpand
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Rules of Engagement: The Principles of Underserved Global Health Volunteerism
The day begins at 7:00 AM with a layer of mosquito repellent and boiled coffee in a tin cup. Our medical clinic in the small village of Rancho Pedro along the Dominican Republic-Haiti border is aExpand
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The preferences of adult outpatients in medical or dental care settings for giving saliva, urine or blood for clinical testing.
BACKGROUND The design of new diagnostic tests would benefit from knowing patients' preferences for the collection of bodily fluids. These preferences, however, are unknown. The authors assessedExpand
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US Preventative Services Task Force FRAX threshold has a low sensitivity to detect osteoporosis in women ages 50–64 years
SummaryThe US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends consideration for screening for osteoporosis in women under age 65 who have an estimated 10-year major osteoporotic fracture risk ofExpand
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