Table 2

Important sources for continuous medical knowledge

Source

% (N/total)


Searching medical databases on the internet

99 (103/104)


Reading internet version of medical journals

90 (94/105)


Reading paper version of medical journals

97 (103/106)


Attending courses, conferences, and meetings

100 (107/107)


Formal meetings at work

94 (100/107)


Informal contact with colleagues

93 (99/107)


Sources reported by a cohort of dermatologists (n = 107) in Saudi Arabia as important for their continuous professional development and updating medical knowledge*.

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