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J R Soc Med. 1992 June; 85(6): 338.
PMCID: PMC1293497

Final year medical students' knowledge of practical nutrition.


An entire final-class of medical students was set a 6-part question on dietary advice to patients as commonly seen in general practice. The marks were scored by a formal, agreed system. Eighty-two per cent failed though only 2% failed the whole exam. The teaching of practical nutrition needs to be improved.

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  • Judd Patricia A. Teaching nutrition to medical students. J R Soc Med. 1988 Mar;81(3):176–178. [PMC free article]

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