Crossword puzzles: self-learning tool in pharmacology

@inproceedings{Gaikwad2012CrosswordPS,
  title={Crossword puzzles: self-learning tool in pharmacology},
  author={Nitin Rangrao Gaikwad and Suresh Tankhiwale},
  booktitle={Perspectives on medical education},
  year={2012}
}
Students of the second professional MBBS course of the Indian medical curriculum (II MBBS) perceive pharmacology as a 'Volatile Subject' because they often find it difficult to remember and recall drug names. We evaluated the usefulness of crossword puzzles as a self-learning tool to help pharmacology students to remember drug names. We also measured the students' satisfaction with this learning method. This was an open-label randomized, two-arm intervention study, conducted with II MBBS… CONTINUE READING
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