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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Dec 25, 2012

In this episode: Linda's choice of paper discusses how, although junior students are taught physical exam skills, their clinical experiences contradict this. Length: 14:24 min

Authors: Kugler, J.; Verghese, A

Publication details: The Physical Exam and other forms of Fiction. Journal of General Internal Medicine; 25(8):756-7. PubMed Link

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