Letters Physical examination

Coals to Newcastle?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c287 (Published 19 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c287
  1. Humphrey J F Hodgson, senior censor and vice president, education and training1,
  2. Sheila Sherlock, chair of medicine, UCL
  1. 1Royal College of Physicians, London NW1 4LE
  1. humphrey.hodgson{at}rcplondon.ac.uk

    The editorial by Verghese and Horwitz highlights that certification of completion of training by the American Board of Internal Medicine has no assessment of the skills of physical examination.1 They comment that the difficulty in formalising such assessments contributed …

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