Table 2

Interactive CME cases

CME ACTIVITY

Participants

Non-participants

Effect size

N

Mean % evidence-based responses

SD

N

Mean % evidence-based responses

SD


Psychiatry

The diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia

33

66

15

46

53

20

0.75

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

32

66

21

26

56

15

0.56

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder case studies

32

91

13

33

82

18

0.60

The evolving face of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

49

78

23

45

54

25

0.59

Diagnosis/Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

36

78

19

36

60

18

0.98

Neurology

Advances in Restless Leg Syndrome

64

89

16

58

55

24

1.68

Advances in stroke

77

91

11

58

63

19

1.89

Emerging concepts in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

21

62

19

25

46

17

0.89

Cardiology

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

32

84

14

31

58

18

1.61

Predicting heart failure

26

71

24

28

49

19

1.02

Hypertension highlights

101

73

27

92

49

25

0.91

Rheumatology

Managing the rheumatoid arthritis patient

48

81

18

49

68

25

0.60

Early and aggressive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

38

71

22

39

43

27

1.15

Assessment of the patient with rheumatoid arthritis

17

74

23

17

47

16

1.37

Safety of biologic agents in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

22

86

15

18

59

23

1.38

Urology

Urinary frequency in an elderly woman

60

93

13

52

78

19

0.95

Improving outcomes in benign prostatic hyperplasia

68

78

20

50

62

15

0.90

Obesity, erectile dysfunction and hypertension

60

85

18

60

48

30

1.49

Treating overactive bladder in the elderly patient

103

76

22

95

55

27

0.84

Infectious disease

Antimicrobial resistance

49

70

23

49

42

19

1.34

Emergent presentation and treatment of influenza in children

69

76

20

65

61

22

0.72

Pulmonology

Diagnosis/treatment of asthma in infants and young children

60

90

13

61

60

20

1.70

Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder and asthma

17

92

16

17

74

15

1.13

Women's health

Contraception in a woman with a history of fibroids

53

79

22

47

68

21

0.52


Casebeer et al. BMC Medicine 2008 6:37   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-6-37

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