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How do United Kingdom (UK) medical schools identify and support undergraduate medical students who 'fail' communication assessments? A national survey.

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BACKGROUND: The doctor's ability to communicate effectively (with patients, relatives, advocates and healthcare colleagues) relates directly to health outcomes, and so is core to clinical practice. The remediation of medical students' clinical communication ability is rarely addressed in medical education literature. There is nothing in the current literature reporting a contemporary national picture of how communication difficulties are managed, and the level of consequence (progression imp...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1472-6920-13-95

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Doherty, EM More by this author
von Fragstein, M More by this author
Laidlaw, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
UK Council of Clinical Communication in Undergraduate Medical Education More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medical Education Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 95
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1472-6920
ISSN:
1472-6920
URN:
uuid:613a7144-6ee9-4325-bf69-3e42a1494f5c
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416853
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pubs:416853

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