Eye with Ears – A Symbol-Based Aid in Medical Teaching

Alexander Salava
2021 European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences  
Visual clinical examination forms the diagnostic basis in skin-related conditions and is an essential element in medical teaching. The author describes a symbol-based aid to explain the dichotomy of factual observed findings with the information based on medical history: The Eye with Ears. It represents the two most relevant aspects in clinical examination of skin-related conditions and helps to clarify the contrast between the actual observation with information based on the context or past
more » ... ical history. With the described aid, the author believes to have improved the quality of the teaching in clinical examination and that it has functioned as a practical help for medical students' and residents' professional development.
doi:10.24018/ejmed.2021.3.5.977 fatcat:y6mlodt2r5grhn7tmyrvak5mjq