A web-based tutorial improves practicing pathologists' Gleason grading of images of prostate carcinoma specimens obtained by needle biopsy: validation of a new medical education paradigm.

@article{Kronz2000AWT,
  title={A web-based tutorial improves practicing pathologists' Gleason grading of images of prostate carcinoma specimens obtained by needle biopsy: validation of a new medical education paradigm.},
  author={Joseph D. Kronz and Martha Silberman and William C Allsbrook and Jonathan I. Epstein},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={1818-23}
}
BACKGROUND The Internet, although it is in widespread use in medicine, to the authors' knowledge has not been tested rigorously as an educational tool. The authors investigated, as a model to validate web-based education for physicians, the Gleason grading of images of prostate carcinoma tissue specimens that were obtained by needle biopsy, which provides critical information for patient management. METHODS A free, web-based program (available at www. pathology.jhu.edu/prostate) was developed… CONTINUE READING

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