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Author Harden, R. M. ♦ Dunn, W. R. ♦ Murray, T. S. ♦ Rogers, J. ♦ Stoane, C.
Source British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Content type Text
Publisher British Medical Journal Publishing Group
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Abstract A new approach to continuing medical education by distance learning has been implemented. A series of six patient-management problems or challenges were posted to 20 000 doctors throughout Britain. Each doctor had to decide on the diagnosis, investigations, and treatment of the patients described. The challenges covered problems that were important in the doctor's day-to-day work and were designed so that he could obtain immediate feedback about his decisions and compare his own responses with those of a specialist and those of his colleagues. Additional information was available by telephone and by post on request. The series has been well received and is being widely used.
Description Citation Reference: British Medical Journal
ISSN 00071447
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1979-09-15
e-ISSN 14685833
Journal British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 6191
Page Count 2
Starting Page 652
Ending Page 653


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Source: British Medical Journal (The BMJ)