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Integrated pathology and radiology learning for a musculoskeletal system module: an example of interdisciplinary integrated form

Authors Karri RS, Kale AU, Maria N

Received 20 August 2018

Accepted for publication 12 September 2018

Published 26 October 2018 Volume 2018:9 Pages 771—772

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S184583

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Majumder


Rama Santhosh Karri, Aditya Uday Kale, Nikita Maria

College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

The most difficult step for a medical student is making the transition from student to qualified doctor. Exam performance is no  longer the primary objective; the junior doctors must integrate all their knowledge together to interpret the clinical signs, symptoms, and results from investigations. Missed findings can have a significant impact on patients’ lives. Thus, we thoroughly concur with the findings of the article by Atta and AlQahtani.1 Integrating two fields, radiology and pathology, while still in medical school not only enhances the students’ interest into the field but also improves their performance.

View the original paper by Atta and AlQahtani.


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