Teaching clinical informatics to third-year medical students: negative results from two controlled trials

@article{Badgett2001TeachingCI,
  title={Teaching clinical informatics to third-year medical students: negative results from two controlled trials},
  author={Robert G. Badgett and Judy L Paukert and Linda S. Levy},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={1},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
BackgroundPrior educational interventions to increase seeking evidence by medical students have been unsuccessful.MethodsWe report two quasirandomized controlled trials to increase seeking of medical evidence by third-year medical students. In the first trial (1997–1998), we placed computers in clinical locations and taught their use in a 6-hour course. Based on negative results, we created SUMSearch(TM), an Internet site that automates searching for medical evidence by simultaneous meta… 

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