Principles of Clinical Medicine

Mosby's is no longer the required book for PCM physical exam sessions. It is now replaced with
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 10th Edition by Lynn S Bickley
Which PCM Books did you buy?
Guide to Physical Examination (Bates or Mosby's) 21 27%
Fundamentals of Clinical Practice 9 12%
Neither 19 24%
Other 37 47%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.

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Which PCM books did you use regularly? (check all that apply)
Mosby’s Guide to Physical Examination 35 45%
Fundamentals of Clinical Practice 4 5%
Neither 36 46%
Other 6 8%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.
 
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How do you prepare for PCM?
Read assigned readings online 19 24%
Read assigned readings from Guide to Physical Examination 8 10%
Read assigned readings from Fundamentals of Clinical practice 11 14%
Print all materials from online site 4 5%
Complete assignments in the time following Wednesday’s morning lectures and/or during the 1-2pm lecture 25 32%
Watch videos 54 69%
Never prepare for PCM till the bitter end 8 10%
Never read asignments 5 6%
Study student written objective summaries 19 24%
Powerpoints 11 14%
Attended lectures 24 31%
Other 59 76%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.
 
 
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How did you prepare for your first OSCE?
 
 
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Practiced with student group 24 31%
Reviewed videos 39 50%
Reviewed readings 27 35%
Studied objectives 63 81%
Practiced on victims (aka friends/family) 21 27%
Reviewed powerpoints 17 22%
Participated in small groups 11 14%
Other 50 64%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.

How did you prepare for the written exam?
Studied objectives 57 73%
Reviewed readings 22 28%
Studied objectives written by other students 24 31%
Other 16 21%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.
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Did you buy medical equipment?
Stethoscope 31 100%
Opthalmoscope/otoscope set 4 13%
BP cuff 5 16%
Penlight 22 71%
Tuning forks 3 10%
Reflex hammer 12 39%
Other 1 3%
People may select more than one checkbox, so percentages may add up to more than 100%.
 
 




 

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