Clinical sketches: teaching medical illustration to medical students

  title={Clinical sketches: teaching medical illustration to medical students},
  author={Kevin T. Liou and Paul George and Jay M. Baruch and Francois I. Luks},
  journal={Medical Education},
eye is removed from the ophthalmoscope’s viewing hole. This reduces the field of view of the patient’s fundus. In order to eliminate this problem, the design has since been incorporated within the existing housing of a conventional direct ophthalmoscope. In due course, a randomised trial will evaluate the impact of this new teaching ophthalmoscope on the teaching and assessment of medical students in fundoscopy. 
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Combination of volume‐rendering 3D surface modeling and medical illustration to capture the living fetus

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Medical students' self-confidence in performing direct ophthalmoscopy in clinical training.

  • R. GuptaW. Lam
  • Medicine
    Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie
  • 2006
Self-confidence was significantly greater among students who practiced outside of formal teaching sessions, and most students were interested in additional training, and medical schools should emphasize the importance of practicing whenever appropriate.

Can a Picture Really Paint a Thousand Words?

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