medical students

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Summary: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.

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  1. Creed P, Searle J, Rogers M. Medical specialty prestige and lifestyle preferences for medical students. Soc Sci Med. 2010;71:1084-8 pubmed publisher
    ..in many Western countries, prestige and lifestyle friendliness have emerged as significant factors for medical students when they choose a medical specialty...
  2. Bapat U, Kedlaya P. Organ donation, awareness, attitudes and beliefs among post graduate medical students. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010;21:174-80 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, the concept of brain-death was clearly understood by only a small number of medical postgraduate students. They however, had positive attitudes and beliefs towards organ donation. ..
  3. Lea D, Spigset O, Slørdal L. Norwegian medical students' attitudes towards the pharmaceutical industry. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2010;66:727-33 pubmed publisher
    ..We have assessed the extent of contact between Norwegian medical students and the pharmaceutical industry as well as the attitudes of these students towards the pharmaceutical ..
  4. Akl E, Pretorius R, Sackett K, Erdley W, Bhoopathi P, Alfarah Z, et al. The effect of educational games on medical students' learning outcomes: a systematic review: BEME Guide No 14. Med Teach. 2010;32:16-27 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the effect of educational games on medical students' satisfaction, knowledge, skills, attitude, and behavior...
  5. Spollen J, Thrush C, Mui D, Woods M, Tariq S, Hicks E. A randomized controlled trial of behavior change counseling education for medical students. Med Teach. 2010;32:e170-7 pubmed publisher
    Educating medical students about how to effectively counsel patients with negative health behaviors (i.e., lack of exercise, smoking) is vitally important...
  6. Saleem T, Khalid U, Ishaque S, Zafar A. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of medical students regarding needle stick injuries. J Pak Med Assoc. 2010;60:151-6 pubmed
    To ascertain knowledge, attitude and practices of medical students regarding needle stick injuries...
  7. Dodds A, Reid K, Conn J, Elliott S, McColl G. Comparing the academic performance of graduate- and undergraduate-entry medical students. Med Educ. 2010;44:197-204 pubmed publisher
    This study compared the academic performance of graduate- and undergraduate-entry medical students completing the same pre-clinical curriculum and assessment at a large metropolitan university...
  8. Yildirim Y, Parlar S, Eyigor S, Sertoz O, Eyigor C, Fadiloglu C, et al. An analysis of nursing and medical students' attitudes towards and knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). J Clin Nurs. 2010;19:1157-66 pubmed publisher
    This study aims to evaluate and compare nursing and medical students' attitudes and knowledge about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  9. Wayne S, TIMM C, Serna L, Solan B, Kalishman S. Medical students' attitudes toward underserved populations: changing associations with choice of primary care versus non-primary care residency. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2010;21:438-47 pubmed publisher
    The number of medical students entering primary care residencies continues to decrease...

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  1. Reuland D, Frasier P, Olson M, Slatt L, Aleman M, Fernandez A. Accuracy of self-assessed Spanish fluency in medical students. Teach Learn Med. 2009;21:305-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose is to determine accuracy of medical students' self-assessed Spanish fluency...
  2. Dyrbye L, Szydlo D, Downing S, Sloan J, Shanafelt T. Development and preliminary psychometric properties of a well-being index for medical students. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:8 pubmed publisher
    Psychological distress is common among medical students but manifests in a variety of forms. Currently, no brief, practical tool exists to simultaneously evaluate these domains of distress among medical students...
  3. Gawlikowska Sroka A, Dzieciolowska E, Szczurowski J, Kamienska E, Czerwinski F. Tobacco abuse and physical activity among medical students. Eur J Med Res. 2009;14 Suppl 4:86-9 pubmed
    ..to estimate physical activity and level of tobacco abuse, as well as knowledge about health behaviours, among medical students. Questionnaires were completed by Polish (243) and foreign medical students (80)...
  4. Santen S, Holt D, Kemp J, Hemphill R. Burnout in medical students: examining the prevalence and associated factors. South Med J. 2010;103:758-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of burnout and contributing factors in medical students. A survey was administered to 249 medical students using a modified Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Services ..
  5. Daniyam C, Agaba P, Agaba E. Acceptability of voluntary counselling and testing among medical students in Jos, Nigeria. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2010;4:357-61 pubmed
    ..This study assessed the acceptability of VCT among medical students in a single institution in Nigeria Self-administered questionnaires were distributed to clinical medical ..
  6. Gramlich L, Olstad D, Nasser R, Goonewardene L, Raman M, Innis S, et al. Medical students' perceptions of nutrition education in Canadian universities. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2010;35:336-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate Canadian medical students' perceptions of and satisfaction with their education in nutrition...
  7. Brown J. Transferring clinical communication skills from the classroom to the clinical environment: perceptions of a group of medical students in the United kingdom. Acad Med. 2010;85:1052-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Second, she describes a focus group and nine individual interviews carried out with 17 fourth-year medical students at one medical school in the United Kingdom in 2008...
  8. Wayne N, Vermillion M, Uijtdehaage S. Gender differences in leadership amongst first-year medical students in the small-group setting. Acad Med. 2010;85:1276-81 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the extent of gender bias in the volunteerism of small-group leaders amongst first-year medical students, and whether bias could be eliminated with special instructions to the students...
  9. Zailinawati A, Teng C, Chung Y, Teow T, Lee P, Jagmohni K. Daytime sleepiness and sleep quality among Malaysian medical students. Med J Malaysia. 2009;64:108-10 pubmed
    ..Some studies documented that it is prevalent in most populations but its frequency among medical students has not been documented in Malaysia...
  10. Nango E, Tanaka Y. Problem-based learning in a multidisciplinary group enhances clinical decision making by medical students: a randomized controlled trial. J Med Dent Sci. 2010;57:109-18 pubmed
    The effect of multidisciplinary education on clinical decision making by medical students is not well known...
  11. Soriano R, Blatt B, Coplit L, CichoskiKelly E, Kosowicz L, Newman L, et al. Teaching medical students how to teach: a national survey of students-as-teachers programs in U.S. medical schools. Acad Med. 2010;85:1725-31 pubmed publisher
    ..A number of U.S. medical schools started offering formal students-as-teachers (SAT) training programs to assist medical students in their roles as future teachers...
  12. Takeuchi Y, Morita E, Naito M, Hamajima N. Smoking rates and attitudes to smoking among medical students: a 2009 survey at the Nagoya University School of Medicine. Nagoya J Med Sci. 2010;72:151-9 pubmed
    ..b>Medical students are also expected to learn the importance of practical measures against smoking...
  13. Engels P, de Gara C. Learning styles of medical students, general surgery residents, and general surgeons: implications for surgical education. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:51 pubmed publisher
    ..This study helps elucidate the way in which medical students, surgical residents, and surgical faculty learn...
  14. Sharda A, Shetty S. A comparative study of oral health knowledge, attitude and behaviour of non-medical, para-medical and medical students in Udaipur city, Rajasthan, India. Int J Dent Hyg. 2010;8:101-9 pubmed publisher
    ..to assess and compare the Oral health knowledge, attitude and behaviour of the non-medical, para-medical and medical students. In a cross-sectional study, a total of 825 students (males - 577, females - 248) of six different ..
  15. Sehiralti M, Akpinar A, Ersoy N. Attributes of a good physician: what are the opinions of first-year medical students?. J Med Ethics. 2010;36:121-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This study explores the views of first-year medical students at Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine in the 2007-8 academic year...
  16. Glynn R, Kerin M. Factors influencing medical students and junior doctors in choosing a career in surgery. Surgeon. 2010;8:187-91 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to determine the views of medical students and junior doctors regarding influences on their career aspirations, such that potential disincentives to a ..
  17. Tuttle J, Scheurich N, Ranseen J. Prevalence of ADHD diagnosis and nonmedical prescription stimulant use in medical students. Acad Psychiatry. 2010;34:220-3 pubmed publisher
    ..prevalence of ADHD diagnosis and the prevalence of nonmedical prescription stimulant use among a sample of medical students. An anonymous survey was administered to 388 medical students (84...
  18. Tuttle B, von Isenburg M, Schardt C, Powers A. PubMed instruction for medical students: searching for a better way. Med Ref Serv Q. 2009;28:199-210 pubmed publisher
    In 2007, Duke University Medical Center Library instituted an interactive, online PubMed tutorial and quiz for medical students to replace an in-person lecture...
  19. Kaji A, Coates W, Fung C. A disaster medicine curriculum for medical students. Teach Learn Med. 2010;22:116-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The development and implementation of a disaster management course for medical students should therefore be a priority...
  20. Coderre S, Wright B, McLaughlin K. To think is good: querying an initial hypothesis reduces diagnostic error in medical students. Acad Med. 2010;85:1125-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In 2007, the authors randomly assigned 67 first-year medical students from the University of Calgary to two groups and asked them to diagnose eight common problems...
  21. Raszka W, Maloney C, Hanson J. Getting off to a good start: discussing goals and expectations with medical students. Pediatrics. 2010;126:193-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Medical students highly value a learning environment in which they feel part of the health care team, their views are valued, and they make significant contributions to the care of patients...
  22. Schexneider K. Stethoscopes and headscarves: female medical students in present-day Afghanistan. Mil Med. 2010;175:21-4 pubmed
    This descriptive study reviews the experiences and challenges of female medical students in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban era, addressing issues specific to them as women and also in the wider context of the practice of medicine as it ..
  23. Lampe L, Coulston C, Walter G, Malhi G. Up close and personal: medical students prefer face-to-face teaching in psychiatry. Australas Psychiatry. 2010;18:354-60 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this paper was to determine the teaching activities most valued by medical students in the psychiatry rotation and to examine whether this varies with age, gender or stage of training...
  24. Hill C, Reardon R, Joing S, Falvey D, Miner J. Cricothyrotomy technique using gum elastic bougie is faster than standard technique: a study of emergency medicine residents and medical students in an animal lab. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17:666-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The new bougie-assisted cricothyrotomy technique (BACT) is similar to the rapid four-step technique (RFST), but a bougie and endotracheal tube are inserted rather than a Shiley tracheostomy tube...
  25. Wald H, Reis S, Monroe A, Borkan J. 'The Loss of My Elderly Patient:' Interactive reflective writing to support medical students' rites of passage. Med Teach. 2010;32:e178-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The provision of quality feedback to students' reflective writing - supported by BEGAN - can facilitate the transformation of student to professional through reflection within medical education. ..
  26. Fukuda Y, Harada T. Gender differences in specialty preference and mismatch with real needs in Japanese medical students. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:15 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated specialty preference in medical students of one university, and examined gender differences and compared their preference with real needs...
  27. Palmeri M, Pipas C, Wadsworth E, ZUBKOFF M. Economic impact of a primary care career: a harsh reality for medical students and the nation. Acad Med. 2010;85:1692-7 pubmed publisher
    The ranks of U.S. medical students choosing careers in primary care (PC) are declining even as the demand for new PC physicians is increasing...
  28. Shurtz S. Thinking outside the classroom: providing student-centered informatics instruction to first- and second-year medical students. Med Ref Serv Q. 2009;28:275-81 pubmed publisher
    ..amount of health information available, the Association of American Medical Colleges recommends that medical students be proficient in information management...
  29. Provenzano A, Graber L, Elansary M, Khoshnood K, Rastegar A, Barry M. Short-term global health research projects by US medical students: ethical challenges for partnerships. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;83:211-4 pubmed publisher
    Recent interest in global health among medical students has grown drastically, and many students now spend time abroad conducting short-term research projects in low-resource settings...
  30. Minhas H, Rahman A. Prevalence, patterns and knowledge of effects on health of smoking among medical students in Pakistan. East Mediterr Health J. 2009;15:1174-9 pubmed
    A questionnaire survey was conducted among all medical students with at least 2 years of medical education studying at 3 medical colleges in Punjab, Pakistan. Of the 1529 respondents (544 males and 985 females), 21...
  31. Sapp R, Brice J, Myers J, Hinchey P. Triage performance of first-year medical students using a multiple-casualty scenario, paper exercise. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2010;25:239-45 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of triage decisions made by newly enrolled first-year medical students after receiving a brief educational intervention...
  32. Pretorius R, Lichter M, Okazaki G, Sellick J. Where do they come from and where do they go: implications of geographic origins of medical students. Acad Med. 2010;85:S17-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Midcareer practice location is related to geographic origins. Using multiple indicators of geographic origins available at the time of application can allow admissions committees to make higher-quality decisions. ..
  33. Brodribb W, Fallon T, Jackson C, Hegney D. Attitudes to infant feeding decision-making--a mixed-methods study of Australian medical students and GP registrars. Breastfeed Rev. 2010;18:5-13 pubmed
    ..quantitative (questionnaire) data collection techniques to investigate the attitudes and views of Australian medical students and GP registrars about infant feeding decision-making...
  34. Frei E, Stamm M, Buddeberg Fischer B. Mentoring programs for medical students--a review of the PubMed literature 2000-2008. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:32 pubmed publisher
    ..is acknowledged as a key to successful and satisfying careers in medicine, formal mentoring programs for medical students are lacking in most countries...
  35. Shams S, Asheri H, Kianmehr A, Ziaee V, Koochakzadeh L, Monajemzadeh M, et al. The prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia in female medical students in Tehran. Singapore Med J. 2010;51:116-9 pubmed
    ..The remaining (5.5 percent) had other kinds of anaemia or required confirmatory tests. ID is common among 18 to 25-year-old Iranian female university students. Iron supplementation is thus required for the target group. ..
  36. Braend A, Gran S, Frich J, Lindbaek M. Medical students' clinical performance in general practice - Triangulating assessments from patients, teachers and students. Med Teach. 2010;32:333-9 pubmed publisher
    Formative assessment of medical students' clinical performance during general practice clerkship is necessary to learn consultation skills...
  37. Scheffer C, Edelhäuser F, Tauschel D, Riechmann M, Tekian A. Can final year medical students significantly contribute to patient care? A pilot study about the perception of patients and clinical staff. Med Teach. 2010;32:552-7 pubmed publisher
    Active participation of medical students in patient care has been shown to be important for professional development of learners. Not much is known about the impact of active student participation (ASP) to the quality of patient care...
  38. Shindel A, Ando K, Nelson C, Breyer B, Lue T, Smith J. Medical student sexuality: how sexual experience and sexuality training impact U.S. and Canadian medical students' comfort in dealing with patients' sexuality in clinical practice. Acad Med. 2010;85:1321-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Adequate training is preeminently associated with feeling comfortable addressing patients' sexuality and should be a priority for medical education. ..
  39. Xavier M, Almeida J. Impact of clerkship in the attitudes toward psychiatry among Portuguese medical students. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:56 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Medical students' attitude toward psychiatry has been pointed as a predictor of recruitment...
  40. Heuer A, Geisler S, Kamienski M, Langevin D, O Sullivan Maillet J. Introducing medical students to the interdisciplinary health care team: piloting a case-based approach. J Allied Health. 2010;39:76-81 pubmed
    ..Health Related Professions and School of Nursing were invited by the New Jersey Medical School to introduce medical students at the New Jersey Medical School to a cross-section of health professions they are likely to encounter...
  41. Tamaki T, Kaneita Y, Ohida T, Yokoyama E, Osaki Y, Kanda H, et al. Prevalence of and factors associated with smoking among Japanese medical students. J Epidemiol. 2010;20:339-45 pubmed
    ..of the present study was to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with smoking among Japanese medical students, to help promote effective antismoking measures in this population...
  42. Kruk M, Johnson J, Gyakobo M, Agyei Baffour P, Asabir K, Kotha S, et al. Rural practice preferences among medical students in Ghana: a discrete choice experiment. Bull World Health Organ. 2010;88:333-41 pubmed publisher
    To determine how specific job attributes influenced fourth year medical students' stated preference for hypothetical rural job postings in Ghana...
  43. Pham D, Clough A, Nguyen H, Kim G, Buettner P. Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems among Vietnamese medical students. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2010;29:219-26 pubmed publisher
    This study examined prevalence and predictors of alcohol consumption and alcohol problems in a sample of medical students in Vietnam...
  44. Htay S, Oo M, Yoshida Y, Harun Or Rashid M, Sakamoto J. Risk behaviours and associated factors among medical students and community youths in Myanmar. Nagoya J Med Sci. 2010;72:71-81 pubmed
    ..study of the risk behaviours inherent in tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and premarital sex, among 400 medical students (186 males) from a medical university, Yangon, and 410 community youths (244 males) 15 to 24 years of age ..
  45. Kaye D, Mwanika A, Sekimpi P, Tugumisirize J, Sewankambo N. Perceptions of newly admitted undergraduate medical students on experiential training on community placements and working in rural areas of Uganda. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:47 pubmed publisher
    ..Makerere University College of Health Sciences changed training of medical students from the traditional curriculum to a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum in 2003...
  46. Celebi N, Kirchhoff K, Lammerding Koppel M, Riessen R, Weyrich P. Medical clerkships do not reduce common prescription errors among medical students. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2010;382:171-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Seventy-four fifth-year medical students (25 +/- 3 yrs, 24 m, 50 f) who had completed their formal pharmacology training filled in prescription charts ..
  47. Shehmar M, Haldane T, Price Forbes A, Macdougall C, Fraser I, Peterson S, et al. Comparing the performance of graduate-entry and school-leaver medical students. Med Educ. 2010;44:699-705 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first large-scale UK study to compare the performance of graduate-entry and school-leaver medical students following the same clinical curriculum and using the same assessments...
  48. Quinn A, Corrigan M, Broderick J, McEntee G, Hill A. A comparison of performances of consultant surgeons, NCHDs and medical students in a modified HPAT examination. Ir Med J. 2010;103:172-3 pubmed
    ..HPAT was administered to a test group composed of consultant surgeons, non consultant hospital doctors, and medical students. Statistical analysis was performed and no significant difference was found between the performances of the ..
  49. Lakhey M, Lakhey S, Niraula S, Jha D, Pant R. Comparative attitude and plans of the medical students and young Nepalese doctors. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2009;7:177-82 pubmed
    ..To understand this problem better, we decided to study the attitude and plans of young doctors and medical students. This cross-sectional study was conducted at Kathmandu Medical College involving 65 first year medical ..
  50. Silva V, Luiz R, Barreto M, Rodrigues R, Marchiori E. [Competence of senior medical students in diagnosing tuberculosis based on chest X-rays]. J Bras Pneumol. 2010;36:190-6 pubmed
    To evaluate the competence of senior medical students in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) based on their reading of chest X-rays, as well as to identify the factors associated with high scores for the overall interpretation of chest X-rays...
  51. Hobgood C, Tamayo Sarver J, Hollar D, Sawning S. Griev_Ing: death notification skills and applications for fourth-year medical students. Teach Learn Med. 2009;21:207-19 pubmed publisher
    Our study examined whether GRIEV_ING improved death notification skills of medical students, whether pretesting with simulated survivors primed learners and improved results of the intervention, and whether feedback on the simulated ..
  52. Szczepanik A, Spieszny M, Klocek T, Szczepanik M, Goroszeniuk D, Kubisz A, et al. Motor coordination assessment in practicing surgeons and medical students. Acta Chir Belg. 2010;110:317-22 pubmed
    ..To assess motor coordination skills in medical students, surgical residents and attending surgeons. The study group consisted of 17 surgeons and 44 medical students...
  53. Issa B, Yussuf A, Olatinwo A, Ighodalo M. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder among medical students of a Nigerian university. Ann Afr Med. 2010;9:118-22 pubmed publisher
    ..aimed at estimating the prevalence and associated factors of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) among medical students in a University in the North-Central State of Nigeria...
  54. Dyrbye L, Massie F, Eacker A, Harper W, Power D, Durning S, et al. Relationship between burnout and professional conduct and attitudes among US medical students. JAMA. 2010;304:1173-80 pubmed publisher
    The relationship between professionalism and distress among medical students is unknown. To determine the relationship between measures of professionalism and burnout among US medical students...
  55. Nicolao M, TAUBER M, Heusser P. How should complementary and alternative medicine be taught to medical students in Switzerland? A survey of medical experts and students. Med Teach. 2010;32:50-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine whether medical experts and medical students are favorable to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) education at Swiss medical schools and to ..
  56. Mitchell C, Shulruf B, Poole P. Relationship between decile score of secondary school, the size of town of origin and career intentions of New Zealand medical students. J Prim Health Care. 2010;2:183-9 pubmed
    ..whether a relationship exists between secondary school decile rating, the size of the town of origin of medical students and their subsequent medical career intentions...
  57. Nicholson J, Cleland J, Lemon J, Galley H. Why medical students choose not to carry out an intercalated BSc: a questionnaire study. BMC Med Educ. 2010;10:25 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to find out why medical students opted not to take an intercalated degree...
  58. Todres M, Tsimtsiou Z, Stephenson A, Jones R. The emotional intelligence of medical students: an exploratory cross-sectional study. Med Teach. 2010;32:e42-8 pubmed publisher
    ..All medical students were invited to complete an online EI instrument, the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (..
  59. Kalén S, Stenfors Hayes T, Hylin U, Larm M, Hindbeck H, Ponzer S. Mentoring medical students during clinical courses: a way to enhance professional development. Med Teach. 2010;32:e315-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Only a few structured mentoring programmes for medical students have been reported in the literature...