Evaluating the effectiveness of online clinical skills education

Chris Lawrie, Peter Davey, Jean Ker

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    Abstract

    In 2007 a headline in the Sunday Times proclaimed that junior doctors “risk lives with prescriptions” [1]. Clearly concerns about the safety of junior doctors are no longer restricted to professional reports or journals [2, 3]. To put these concerns into context, a standard of 99% reliability in the aviation industry would result in 13 aircraft crashing at Heathrow every day, yet the reliability of prescribing and medicine administration is well below 75%, with reports of 1-2 errors every drug round per day [4]…..
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)36-39
    Number of pages4
    JournalInternational Journal of Clinical Skills
    Volume3
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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