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Procedural skills: what's taught in medical school, what ought to be?

Authors
  • Turner, S R
  • Hanson, J
  • de Gara, C J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Education for health (Abingdon, England)
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
20
Issue
1
Pages
9–9
Identifiers
PMID: 17647177
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although guidelines exist for skills instruction in medical school, they are not followed completely. Furthermore, the guidelines may reflect an emphasis on skills that are more suited to specialist rather than general practice. This may come at the expense of the instruction of other more practical skills.

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