Volume 3 (2005) - July 2005
IC McManus, J Mollon, OL Duke, JA Vale BMC Medicine 2005, 3:13 (18 July 2005)
Doctors that graduated from UK medical schools are performing worse in their postgraduate examinations; the use of 'norm-referencing' for setting the pass mark has meant that candidates are passing despite being of a lower standard.
Anthony F Jorm, Yoshibumi Nakane, Helen Christensen, Kumiko Yoshioka, Kathleen M Griffiths, Yuji Wata BMC Medicine 2005, 3:12 (9 July 2005)
Australia and Japan show major differences in recognition of mental disorders and beliefs about treatment, which are likely to be related not only to their different health care systems but also to cultural factors.