Teaching first-year medical students to apply evidence-based practices to patient care.

  title={Teaching first-year medical students to apply evidence-based practices to patient care.},
  author={Linda Z. Nieman and Lee Cheng and Lewis E. Foxhall},
  journal={Family medicine},
  volume={41 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Our objective was to describe and evaluate an educational intervention for teaching preclinical medical students enrolled in a family medicine preceptorship to use evidence-based medicine (EBM) techniques. METHODS In a brief workshop, 94 preclinical students, enrolled in a 4?week family medicine preceptorship, learned an EBM approach to clinical decision making. Students were responsible for completing four patient case summaries to document that they had searched… CONTINUE READING

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