Spaced education improves the retention of clinical knowledge by medical students: a randomised controlled trial

@article{Kerfoot2007SpacedEI,
  title={Spaced education improves the retention of clinical knowledge by medical students: a randomised controlled trial},
  author={B Price Kerfoot and William DeWolf and Barbara A Masser and Paul A Church and Daniel D. Federman},
  journal={Medical Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={41}
}
PURPOSE Medical knowledge learned by trainees is often quickly forgotten. [...] Key MethodMETHODS During the 2004-5 surgery clerkships, 3rd-year students completed a mandatory 1-week clinical rotation in urology and validated web-based teaching programme on 4 core urology topics. Spaced educational e-mails were constructed on all 4 topics based on a validated urology curriculum.Expand
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