Volume 4, Number 1 (spring 2015)                   JCHR 2015, 4(1): 74-78 | Back to browse issues page


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Shiryazdi S M, Aboueian-Jahromi M. Training Methods of Clinical Breast Examination. JCHR. 2015; 4 (1) :74-78
URL: http://jhr.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-238-en.html

1- Department of General Surgery, Breast Diseases Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2- , mohaddesehabooean791@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1258 Views)
With respect to the important role of clinical examination in breast lesion diagnosis, training of Clinical Breast Examination (CBE) to medical students are very critical. Despite the various method of physical examination, the current methods like using patients especially about breast aren’t accepted because of various reasons. Until now, any review studies about the optimum method of CBE haven't yet performed. The objective of this study is the survey of disadvantages and advantages of the existing method and finally choosing the best method. A computer search was performed in Google Scholar site by the following key words: education, clinical examination, and breast. 11 studies published in 2000-2011, were selected for survey of CBE method. There are 6 methods of clinical examination, generally, include 1) naturally physical examination in small groups by exercising each other 2) Compact disk (CD) and multimedia 3) Use of live patients 4) Use of simulators 5) Electronic Palpation Imaging (EPI) and 6) Combination of the above methods: The combination approach make active and deep learning easy. With respect to our investigation, formal education by using video and simulators as a combined method is suggested in order to train CBE
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Review: Short Communication | Subject: Medical education
Received: 2015/05/27 | Accepted: 2015/06/9 | Published: 2015/06/14

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