Journal of Medical Diagnostic Methods

Journal of Medical Diagnostic Methods
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ISSN: 2168-9784

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Sayed Ibrahim Ali

Sayed Ibrahim Ali
College of Education,

  • Research Article
    Effect of a Course of Biostatistics in an Integrated Curriculum
    Author(s): Sayed Ibrahim Ali and Abdul Sattar KhanSayed Ibrahim Ali and Abdul Sattar Khan

    Aim: Lack of knowledge for biostatistics adversely affect the skills required for a competent physician. However, literature is deficient to show whether medical students learn it and course of biostatistics is effective. Hence, this study designed to assess the effect of a biostatistics course in an integrated PBL curriculum. Materials and methods: It was a cross-sectional study conducted for first year male (92) and female (88) medical students in public medical school in Eastern province. This 10-item scale has applied as pre and post-test at the beginning and end of the course. A student t-test applied to compare the mean difference in between male and female students for the mean scores. Results: With this questionnaire, the maximum possible score was 10. The range of scores obtained by the study subjects was 7 and .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9784.1000268

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