Table 1

Comparison of the three groups regarding the acquired anatomical knowledge at the end of the one week training (MC exam)
MCQ after 1 week MSUS n = 84 ASK n = 70 CON n = 88 p
Anatomy (15 questions, 15 points) 11.1 (1.7) 11.9 (1.7) 11.3 (1.8) 0.019
MC exam passed (n/%) 76/91 69/99* 79/89 0.074
- Anatomy shoulder (6 points) 4.8 (1.0) 5.4 (0.8) 5.0 (1.0) < 0.001
- Anatomy knee (4 points) 2.7 (0.6) 2.7 (0.7) 2.6 (0.6) 0.317
- Anatomy rest (5 points) 3.5 (1.1) 3.7 (0.9) 3.7 (1.0) 0.456

* ASK vs. CON: p = 0.024; ASK vs. MSUS: p = 0.033 (Chi-squared test).

All scores are quoted as arithmetic average (standard deviation).

Knobe et al.

Knobe et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:85   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-85

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