Medical Students Journal Articles

 
 
  • Understanding Infusion Pumps This article discusses the relative advantages and disadvantages of the various types of infusion pumps, their monitoring capabilities, and potential for error.
  • Spacing of Practice and Learning Brand Name and Generic Drugs This study investigated the impact of spacing of practice in a self-paced course introducing medical terminology and Top 200 medications.
  • Preparation and Scope of Practice of Early Career FPs Is there a gap between the training and preparation family medicine residents receive and the services they deliver in practice?
  • Advocating for Patient Care Literacy In this commentary, the author advocates a new curricular framework for pharmacy that develops patient care literacy, using humanities, arts and social sciences for developing interpersonal skills.
  • Alarming Trends in Scope of Practice for Family Physicians This commentary highlights a concerning decrease in the scope of care being provide by many family physicians. Are basic services associated with primary care falling by the wayside?
  • Where We Belong: An Open Letter to My Colleagues in Training The author pens a letter to new family physicians offering reassurance that meaning and purpose can still be found in caring for others, stressing the importance of simply "being there" for patients.
  • An Interprofessional Program for Medical and Pharmacy Students This study evaluated how an interprofessional education experience can build competency in the areas of communication, collaboration and role-clarification for medical and pharmacy students.
  • An Elective on Ethnopharmacology for the PharmD Curriculum The authors created a ethnopharmacology course to educate student pharmacists on herbal and folk medicine, including home remedies and native plants that are used as alternative medicinal sources.
  • Med Students' Selection of a Primary Care-Related Residency Are medical students who see medicine as a calling more likely to enter a family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics residency program?
  • An Approach for Advanced Pharmacy Informatics Education In this commentary, the authors describe the advanced training needed by those PharmD students who wish to become specialists in health information technology as it relates to pharmacy.
  • Drug Fever: Recent Cases From the Medical Literature A review of recent case reports provides insight into the symptoms of drug fever and the agents that have been associated with this condition.
  • A Tool to Measure Students' Communication Skills Effective communication ability is a crucial requirement for pharmacists. This study details a useful instrument developed for assessing student pharmacist-patient communication skills.
  • Burnout in Young Family Physicians: Variation Across States This brief report indicates that the proportion of young family physicians reporting symptoms of burnout varies significantly between states. Are there state-level factors that might explain this?
  • Is He Going to Talk About the Old Days Again? The author reminisces about the "good old days" of practicing radiology---but were they really all that good?
  • Comprehensive Review of Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries A new review provides insight into the patterns and mechanisms of musculoskeletal injuries associated with skiing and snowboarding.
  • Digital Interventions and Risky Drinking in Young Adults This study evaluated two different personalized digital interventions for reducing risky drinking in young adults--but the results were disappointing.
  • Pharmacist Support for LGBT Patient Care What's the pharmacists role in LGBT health? This commentary addresses specific concerns including sexual health, gender-transitioning pharmacotherapy, and LGBT health in current pharmacy education.
  • Competencies of Pharmacists Needed for Evolving Health Care This study aimed to identify and describe the core competencies and skills deemed essential for success of pharmacists in today's health care system.
  • Dietary Supplement Use and Knowledge Among Pharmacy Students How well educated are pharmacy students on the use, safety, and effectiveness of various dietary and herbal supplements?
  • Performance of Residents on ABFM Certification Exam 2009-2016 Have strategies employed to assist program directors with preparing their residents to take the ABFM Certification Examination improved passing rates?