Affiliation: James Cook University
- Early student-patient interactions: the views of patients regarding their experiencesJill E Thistlethwaite
James Cook University School of Medicine, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Med Teach 26:420-2. 2004..It is concluded that patients enjoy being involved in the early education of medical students. As patients prefer students to be well prepared it is important that the students are adequately briefed before the exercise...
- Undergraduate general practice attachments--implications and challengesJill E Thistlethwaite
School of Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland
Aust Fam Physician 34:181-2. 2005
- Shared decision making and decision aids - a literature reviewJill Thistlethwaite
Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland
Aust Fam Physician 35:537-40. 2006..We discuss the evolution and rationale behind SDM and the evidence relating to outcomes, the types of decision aids available, and research relating to their use...
- Pelvic examination of asymptomatic women - attitudes and clinical practiceRebecca Anne Stewart
Department of General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 37:493-6. 2008..A recent review of the evidence revealed pelvic examination in asymptomatic women is not a valid screening test, particularly with regard to ovarian cancer screening...
- Routine pelvic examination for asymptomatic women--Exploring the evidenceRebecca Anne Stewart
Department of General Practice, James Cook University, Queensland
Aust Fam Physician 35:873-7. 2006..This check is also done at the woman's request, on the understanding that it may screen for ovarian cancer and other pathology...
- Behaviour of medical students in seeking mental and physical health care: exploration and comparison with psychology studentsRenee Brimstone
School of Psychology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Med Educ 41:74-83. 2007..Medical students learn attitudes and values from clinician role models and may also adopt behaviour patterns that lead them to seek help for physical and mental health problems from informal sources...
- Altruism can no longer support community-based trainingJill E Thistlethwaite
Med J Aust 185:53-4. 2006
- Addressing general practice workforce shortages: policy optionsJill E Thistlethwaite
Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 189:118-21. 2008..General practice would become a more attractive choice if remuneration was in line with hospital specialties...
- Unannounced standardised patientsJill E Thistlethwaite
Aust Fam Physician 34:998-9. 2005
- Breakdown in communicationJill E Thistlethwaite
Br J Gen Pract 55:884-5. 2005
- Reflections on professionalism, medical politics and moving countriesJill E Thistlethwaite
Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Med Educ 41:328-30. 2007
- General practice: a leading provider of medical student education in the 21st century?Jill E Thistlethwaite
Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education and Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 187:124-8. 2007....
- Medical schools can cooperate: a new joint venture to provide medical education in the Northern Rivers region of New South WalesSue L Page
North Coast Medical Education Collaboration, Lismore, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 188:179-81. 2008..The goals of the program include preparing doctors who can perform effectively in rural settings and multidisciplinary health care teams, and to advance research in medical education...
- Full engagement in health: shared decision making requires educationJill E Thistlethwaite
BMJ 330:255. 2005