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The Value of Paediatrics Placements: Confidence or Competence? [Letter]

Authors Janmohamed IK, Ali S, Chowdhury KM

Received 27 February 2020

Accepted for publication 13 March 2020

Published 25 March 2020 Volume 2020:11 Pages 245—246


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder

Imran Karim Janmohamed,1 Suliman Ali,2 Khadija Muniath Chowdhury2

1University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Leeds, UK; 2School of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK

Correspondence: Khadija Muniath Chowdhury
Imperial College London Department of Medicine, South, Kensington, London, UK
Tel +44 7521 680113

We read with great interest the study by Teh et al1 regarding the evaluation of the effect of paediatric placements on self-perceived confidence. The subgroup analyses regarding modifiable and unmodifiable factors were fascinating. We appreciate their efforts in conducting this study; however, there are several confounding factors that were not addressed which may impact the study’s validity and need addressing.

View the original paper by Teh and colleagues

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