Clinical and communication skills

Kidd, Jane; Patel, Vinod; Peile, Ed; Carter, Yvonne
February 2005
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/19/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7488, p374
Academic Journal
Comments on the teaching of clinical skills to undergraduate medical students. Belief that communication and clinical skills need to be practiced together rather than separately; Trials which have shown that interactive medical education is effective in changing clinical performance positively; Call for better programs to reinforce this style of learning.


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