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

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  •   Alexander Salava

Abstract

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 medical 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.



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Salava, A. (2021). The Eye with Ears – A Symbol-Based Aid in Medical Teaching. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 3(5), 7–8. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2021.3.5.977