Impact of skin cancer education on general practitioners' diagnostic skills.

@article{Bedlow2000ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of skin cancer education on general practitioners' diagnostic skills.},
  author={A. J. Bedlow and Sandeep Cliff and Jane Westfield Melia and Sue Mary Moss and R Seyan and Christopher C Harland},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={
          115-8
        }
}
Seventeen general practitioners (GPs) were evaluated to assess their ability to recognize malignant, borderline and benign skin lesions before and after a novel, cheap and quick skin cancer educational programme. They were tested without prior warning on two occasions using two sets of 30 clinical slides. Between each test the GPs were given a lecture based on an illustrated booklet of similar lesions. The results showed an improvement in the GPs' diagnostic skills (P < 0.05), but nevertheless… CONTINUE READING
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