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The Importance of Words in Clinical Teaching

The Importance of Words in Clinical Teaching

Before this incident in the emergency room, I had no established teaching practice that focused consciously on checking the veracity of a trainees’ use and understanding of medical terminology. This challenged my assumption that the medical student comprehended such composite terms accurately.

Letter from the editor

As 2012 draws to a close, I’d like to take an opportunity to thank all of our readers for their support, suggestions, and encouragement. It’s been a very gratifying experience for all of us involved at This Changed My Practice.