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  • Treatment options for hyperemesis gravidarum. 

    Abramowitz, A.; Miller, E.S.; Wisner, K.L. (Springer Verlag, 2017-01-09)
    Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a severe and prolonged form of nausea and/or vomiting during pregnancy. HG affects 0.3-2% of pregnancies and is defined by dehydration, ketonuria, and more than 5% body weight loss. Initial ...
  • Is prostate cancer stage migration continuing for black men in the PSA era? 

    Dobbs, R.W.; Greenwald, D.T.; Wadhwa, H.; Freeman, V.L.; Abern, M.R. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-01)
    BACKGROUND: In the United States, disease-specific mortality from prostate cancer (PC) is highest among black men. While the introduction of widespread PSA testing has been associated with a downward stage migration, ...
  • A multi-source feedback tool for measuring a subset of Pediatrics Milestones 

    Schwartz, Alan; Margolis, Melissa; Multerer, Sara; Haftel, Hilary; Schumacher, Daniel J. (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 ...
  • A 5-year experience with an elective scholarly concentrations program 

    George, P.; Green, E. P.; Park, Y. S.; Gruppuso, P. A. (Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
    Problem: Programs that encourage scholarly activities beyond the core curriculum and traditional biomedical research are now commonplace among US medical schools. Few studies have generated outcome data for these programs. ...
  • A longitudinal study of the characteristics and performances of medical students and graduates from the Arab countries 

    Tekian, A.; Boulet, J. (BioMed Central, 2015-11-05)
    Background: While international physician migration has been studied extensively, more focused and regional explorations are not commonplace. In many Arab countries, medical education is conducted in English and ...
  • Providers contextualise care more often when they discover patient context by asking: meta-analysis of three primary data sets. 

    Schwartz, A; Weiner, SJ; Binns-Calvey, A; Weaver, FM (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-03)
    OBJECTIVES: One important component of patient-centred care is provider incorporation of patient contextual factors-life circumstances relevant to their care-in managing the patient's health. The current study uses data ...
  • Risk perception and risk attitudes in Tokyo: A report of the first administration of DOSPERT+M in Japan 

    Schwartz, Alan; Yamagishi, Kimihiko; Hirahara, Norimichi; Onishi, Hirotaka; Barnes, James; Rosman, Adam; Garcia, Maggie; Lee, Sam; Butler, Shoshana (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 ...
  • Threats to Validity in the Use and Interpretation of Script Concordance Test Scores 

    Lineberry, Matthew; Kreiter, Clarence D; Bordage, Georges (Wiley Periodicals Inc., 2013-11-12)
    Recent reviews have claimed that the Script Concordance Test (SCT) methodology generally produces reliable and valid assessments of clinical reasoning. We describe three major validity threats not yet considered in prior ...
  • DOSPERT+M: A survey of medical risk attitudes in the United States 

    Rosman, Adam; Garcia, Maggie; Lee, Sam; Butler, Shoshana; Schwartz, Alan (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-07)
    Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) has been recommended as a tool for measuring risk attitudes in medical studies, but does not contain items specific to health care. Butler, et al. (2012) developed ...
  • Three controversies over item disclosure in medical licensure examinations. 

    Park, YS; Yang, EB (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-09-14)
    In response to views on public's right to know, there is growing attention to item disclosure - release of items, answer keys, and performance data to the public - in medical licensure examinations and their potential ...
  • Setting Mastery Learning Standards 

    Yudkowsky, R; Park, YS; Lineberry, M; Knox, A; Ritter, EM (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015-11)
    Mastery learning is an instructional approach in which educational progress is based on demonstrated performance, not curricular time. Learners practice and retest repeatedly until they reach a designated mastery level; ...
  • Concept mapping enhances learning of biochemistry 

    Surapaneni, Krishna M.; Tekian, Ara (Co-Action Publishing, 2013-03)
    Background: Teaching basic science courses is challenging in undergraduate medical education because of the ubiquitous use of didactic lectures and reward for recall of factual information during examinations. The purpose ...
  • Applying the Bookmark method to medical education: Standard setting for an aseptic technique station 

    Lypson, Monica L.; Downing, Steven M.; Gruppen, Larry D.; Yudkowsky, Rachel (Informa Healthcare, 2013-07)
    Introduction: The purpose was to evaluate the Bookmark standard-setting method for use on a performance-based assessment in medical education. Methods: We compared cutscores for Aseptic performance assessment using the ...
  • Practice Indicators of Suboptimal Care and Avoidable Adverse Events: A Content Analysis of a National Qualifying Examination 

    Bordage, Georges; Meguerditchian, Ari-Nareg; Tamblyn, Robyn (Association of American Medical Colleges, 2013-10)
    PURPOSE: To (1) compile an initial list of physician-related practice indicators (PRINDs) that contribute to causing or preventing suboptimal care (SOCR) and adverse events (AEs) and (2) determine the extent to which one ...
  • Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial 

    Sánchez-Mendiola, Melchor; Kieffer-Escobar, Luis F.; Marín-Beltrán, Salvador; Downing, Steven M.; Schwartz, Alan (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 ...
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Universal and Risk-Based Screening for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Pregnant Women 

    Dosiou, Chrysoula; Barnes, James; Schwartz, Alan; Negro, Roberto; Crapo, Lawrence; Stagnaro-Green, Alex (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, ...
  • Research Priorities and the Future of Pregnancy 

    F. Murphy, Timothy (Cambridge University Press, 2011-12)
  • Good exams made easy: The item management system for multiple examination formats 

    Hochlehnert, Achim; Brass, Konstantin; Möltner, Andreas; Schultz, Jobst-Hendrik; Norcini, John; Tekian, Ara; Jünger, Jana (BioMed Central, 2012-08)
    BACKGROUND: The development, implementation and evaluation of assessments require considerable resources and often cannot be carried out by a single faculty/institution. Therefore some medical faculties have founded ...
  • A medical risk attitude subscale for DOSPERT 

    Butler, Shoshana; Rosman, Adam; Seleski, Shira; Garcia, Maggie; Lee, Sam; Barnes, James; Schwartz, Alan (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 ...

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