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Physicians' and medical students' knowledge of nutrition






Academic Medicine 64(2): 105-106

Physicians' and medical students' knowledge of nutrition

A study was made in San Diego county, California, USA, to assess the knowledge of nutrition of 184 family practitioners and general internists and 24 first- and second-year medical students before they had received medical school instruction in clinical nutrition. Overall, the physicians answered 69.2% of the questions correctly, a significantly better score than that of the medical students (62.5%).

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Accession: 001909521

PMID: 2917032

DOI: 10.1097/00001888-198902000-00017



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