Strides in Development of Medical Education

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Outpatient Education: An Overlooked Concern in Iran

Mostafa Rad 1 , Kazem Hassanpour 2 and Nematullah Shomoossi 3 , *
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1 Department of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery School, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
2 Department of Pediatric, School of Medicine, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
3 School of Medicine, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran
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  • Strides in Development of Medical Education: December 31, 2018, 15 (1); e62758
  • Published Online: November 30, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: October 11, 2017
  • Accepted: October 22, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/sdme.62758

To Cite: Rad M, Hassanpour K, Shomoossi N. Outpatient Education: An Overlooked Concern in Iran, Strides Dev Med Educ. 2018 ; 15(1):e62758. doi: 10.5812/sdme.62758.

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