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A Response to “Is Asking Questions on Rounds a Teachable Skill? A Randomized Controlled Trial to Increase Attendings’ Asking Questions” – A Medical Student Perspective [Letter]

Authors Hassane AS, Shafi SQ, Ahmad N

Received 25 December 2020

Accepted for publication 16 January 2021

Published 28 January 2021 Volume 2021:12 Pages 109—110


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Azim Majumder

Ahmed Sayed Hassane, Shiraz Qureshi Shafi, Nemat Ahmad

University of Dundee, School of Medicine, Dundee, UK

Correspondence: Ahmed Sayed Hassane
University of Dundee, School of Medicine, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK

We read with interest the article by Shields et al1 in which they discussed the results of teaching students an effective way of asking questions in a ward round. They implemented the famous “question listen respond” strategy, which is an engagement method used in business and law. Being on placement is a leap forward for medical students as they are required to apply hours of lectures and theory into real life
clinical practice. While this clinical trial showed positive results in the experimental group compared to the control, there are certain aspects of this study we would like to highlight.
View the original paper by Shields and colleagues

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