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Evaluation of Passing Scores in Semiotics: An Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Medical Students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, 2015

Abbas Makaren 1 , Hamid Mahdavifard 1 , * and Hasan Gholami 1
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1 Department of Medical Education, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
Article information
  • Strides in Development of Medical Education: May 2017, 14 (1); e59227
  • Published Online: May 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 7, 2016
  • Revised: March 14, 2017
  • Accepted: April 5, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/sdme.59227

To Cite: Makaren A, Mahdavifard H, Gholami H. Evaluation of Passing Scores in Semiotics: An Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Medical Students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, 2015, Strides Dev Med Educ. 2017 ; 14(1):e59227. doi: 10.5812/sdme.59227.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion and Conclusion
Acknowledgements
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