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Why use healthtalk.org in teaching or other professions?
- Access tens of thousands of video and audio clips of people sharing their experiences of more than 100 health conditions and related issues.
- Have confidence in the reliability of the resource.The site is backed up by Oxford University research, as well as being accredited by the NHS Information Standard and by the RCGP as a learning resource.
- Improve learners’ knowledge retention, confidence and exam results (Snow et al 2016)*.
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* Does hearing the patient perspective improve consultation skills in examinations? An exploratory randomized controlled trial in medical undergraduate education. Rosamund Snow, Joanna Crocker, Katherine Talbot, Jane Moore & Helen Salisbury (2016), Medical Teacher,38:12, 1229-1235, DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2016.1210109
The best teaching is taught by the patient himself
Sir William Osler, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford (1905-1920)