A Centralized Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Curriculum for Residents and Fellows: A Collaboration of Health Sciences Librarians and Graduate Medical Education Administration (Brief COMMUNICATIONS)

A Centralized Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Curriculum for Residents and Fellows: A Collaboration of Health Sciences Librarians and Graduate Medical Education Administration (Brief COMMUNICATIONS)

INTRODUCTION Health sciences librarians have been involved in the education of medical residents and fellows for many years, traditionally providing orientation to library resources or refreshers on MEDLINE searching [1-4]. With the increased focus on evidence-based medicine (EBM) in residency education, health sciences librarians have found a natural partnership in teaching EBM search skills in […]

Orthopaedics and Trauma for Medical Students and Junior Residents

Orthopaedics and Trauma for Medical Students and Junior Residents

I decided to write this book because I am aware that the curriculum of most universities hardly provides for meaningful teaching or learning of orthopaedics at the undergraduate level. It is directed at Medical Students and Junior Surgical and Orthopaedic Residents, who may not have had the opportunity to learn a lot of orthopaedics during […]

A Practical Manual to Labor and Delivery for Medical Students and Residents

A Practical Manual to Labor and Delivery for Medical Students and Residents

This book is meant to bridge the gap between small handbooks that do not contain enough material to understand why you are doing certain things and large textbooks that lack the practical information you need for how to do specific procedures, write notes, orders, and dictations. After reading it, you will be prepared to care […]

Ventilator Modes Made Easy: An Easy Reference for RRT's, RN's, and Medical Residents

Ventilator Modes Made Easy: An Easy Reference for RRT’s, RN’s, and Medical Residents

Who says understanding ventilator modes has to be hard?  This book gives you easy to understand information that every RRT, RN, or Resident always wishes they had.  Each mode is described in simple language and answers the three most important questions about ventilator modes: What the mode does, how it works, and when should it […]

Leadership and Management Training for Residents and Fellows: A Curriculum for Future Medical Directors (Clinical Report)

Leadership and Management Training for Residents and Fellows: A Curriculum for Future Medical Directors (Clinical Report)

* Context.–Management of laboratories and pathology practices is increasingly complex. Residents and fellows in laboratory medicine and pathology need more structured curricula in leadership and management (L&M) training to function as medical and laboratory directors. Objective.–To define a curriculum that provides basic competency in L&M for residents and fellows in pathology.

Perception of Accented Speech by Residents in Assisted-Living Facilities.

Perception of Accented Speech by Residents in Assisted-Living Facilities.

This study measured how intelligible accented speech was to residents in assisted-living facilities. Twenty native speakers of English, ages 62 to 91, listened to words and sentences produced by native speakers of English, Taiwanese, and Spanish. Participants transcribed the words and sentences and rated speakers’ comprehensibility (i.e., listeners’ perceptions of difficulty in understanding utterances) and […]