Table 2

Comparison of positive responses of the medical students in both the year groups
Number of students 2008-2009 n=121 2009-2010 n=94 P value
Ultrasound teaching
Useful/essential 63% 78% 0.018
Easy/able to identify following structures
 Bone 70% 95% <0.001
 Muscle 52% 83% <0.001
 Blood vessel 54% 75% 0.001
 Tendons 32% 52% 0.002
 Nerves 13% 23% 0.042
Improved understanding of anatomy
 Quite a lot/ Considerably 22% 40% 0.003
Enjoyable/ Recommend to a colleague 55% 63% 0.2

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