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Content validity of video recorded consultations needs to be proved

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 14 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1557
  1. Tim Coleman,
  2. Terjinder Manku-Scott,
  3. Amanda Howe
  1. Clinical lecturer Research associate Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW
  2. Senior lecturer Department of General Practice, University of Sheffield, Sheffield

    EDITOR,—Douglas Carnall voices his doubts about the introduction of summative assessment for registrars in general practice.1 We are concerned about the use of video recordings of consultations with patients in one component of the assessment. Although one team of researchers has shown the reliability of its method of video …

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