Learning from our patients and each otherBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7389.564 (Published 15 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:564
Interactive case reports offer readers the chance to take part in learning
- Tessa Richards, assistant editor (email@example.com),
- Ed Peile, associate director of clinical studies
- Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
Clinical Review p 588
Picking over the bones of case histories can be a highly effective way of learning. 1 2 Doctors have a common interest in patients and their stories, and they provide a good way of stimulating problem based learning.3–5 With this in mind, we are starting a new interactive case based series with the case history of “Ruth,” a 66 year old housewife who presented to her general practitioner with a rash. Comments on her initial presentation, which appears in the Clinical Review section (p 588), are invited via the rapid responses feature on bmj.com.
This is the first in …