Teaching the history of medicine by case study and small group discussion

Journal of Medical Humanities 12 (1):19-24 (1991)

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A case-study, small-group-discussion (“focal problem”) exercise in the history of medicine was designed, piloted, and evaluated in an overseas course and an on-campus elective course for medical students. Results suggest that this is a feasible approach to teaching history of medicine which can overcome some of the problems often encountered in teaching this subject in the medical curriculum
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