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Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2012-11)
Background: Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is an important competency for the healthcare professional. Experimental evidence of EBM educational interventions from rigorous research studies is limited. The main objective of ...
Risk perception and risk attitudes in Tokyo: A report of the first administration of DOSPERT+M in Japan
(Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-11)
Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) has been used to measure risk perceptions and attitudes in several nations and cultures. Takahashi translated DOSPERT to Japanese but DOSPERT responses from Japan ...
High Rate of Persistent Hypothyroidism in a Large-Scale Prospective Study of Postpartum Thyroiditis in Southern Italy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-03)
Context: The incidence of postpartum thyroiditis (PPT) varies widely in the literature. Limited data exist concerning the hormonal status of women with PPT at the end of the first postpartum year. Objective: Our aim was ...
Conceptual Frameworks in the Study of Duty‐Hour Changes in Graduate Medical Education: A Review
(Association of American Medical Colleges, 2011-01)
Purpose Conceptual frameworks are approaches to a research problem that specify key entities and their relationships. The 2009 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on resident duty hours, subsequent studies, and published ...
Cost-Effectiveness of Universal and Risk-Based Screening for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Pregnant Women
(Endocrine Society, 2012-05)
Objective: The objective of the study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of universal screening of pregnant women for autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) with screening only high-risk women and with no screening. Design, ...
An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients
(American Medical Association, 2010-09)
Context: A contextual error occurs when a physician fails to identify elements of a patient’s environment or behavior, such as access to care, that must be addressed in order to appropriately plan care. Research has ...
A medical risk attitude subscale for DOSPERT
(Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2012)
Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) is a widely used instrument that measures perceived risk and benefit and attitude toward risk for activities in several domains, but does not include medical ...
Deceiving and Informing: The risky business of risk perception
(SAGE Publications, 2011-06)
Increased Pregnancy Loss Rate in Thyroid Antibody Negative Women with TSH Levels between 2.5 and 5.0 in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-09)
Context: The definition of what constitutes a normal TSH during pregnancy is in flux. Recent studies suggested that the first trimester upper limit of normal for TSH should be 2.5 mIU/liter. Objective: The objective of ...
A multi-source feedback tool for measuring a subset of Pediatrics Milestones
(Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2016-10-02)
Background: The Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Pilot employed a new multisource feedback (MSF) instrument to assess nine Pediatrics Milestones among interns and subinterns in the inpatient context. Objective: To report ...