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Registrars cannot provide full teaching for juniors

Kenneth Wong
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (1): 54.

To the Editor: I was recently amazed to learn that the solution to the educational needs of prevocational doctors was more teaching from registrars.1 My understanding was that registrars were themselves in a predominantly learning position, desperately hoping to glean some scraps of wisdom from consultant doctors.

Kenneth Wong, Surgical Registrar
Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW.
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Dent AW, Crotty B, Cuddihy HL, et al. Learning opportunities for Australian prevocational hospital doctors: exposure, perceived quality and desired methods of learning. Med J Aust 2006; 184: 436-440.
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