Acquisition of factual knowledge by electronic flashcards and its implications for clinical reasoning

Ralf Schmidmaier, Stephan Eiber, Rene Ebersbach, Miriam Schiller, Inga Hege, Matthias Holzer & Martin R. Fischer
Question: Acquisition of factual knowledge is an essential part of medical education, but correct application of this knowledge to clinical cases makes the physician. Aim: To investigate whether learning factual knowledge with flashcards directly promotes reasoning abilities and which other fact[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]