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Main areas of interest
- CPD/CME/medical education
- information overload
- eportfolios
- revalidation
- digital life
- learning hubs
- personal productivity and development
- patient safety
- knowledge management and decision support
- modern/future healthcare
- mhealth
- mobile and cloud technology
- Apps
- technology lifehacks workhacks
- personal development
- ebooks/epub/online publishing
- wordpress
- inbox for putative/evolving/half-baked and ill-informed thoughts and ideas
- progress reports and notes for 250Textbooks – now Hacking Med School

imported content – needs revision

1 Is this just a collection of links and videos?
Yes, that’s partly the point. Its an open source textbook stupid.
Much (but by no means all) of the current iteration looks that way but this is not necessarily a bad thing (intellectual property rights, wifi/3g access and epub/IOS considerations considered)
Many resources already exist which cover areas of the curriculum/terrain much better than I or anyone can attempt to precis or convey better. We’re aware this might sound like a cop-out but it’s not meant to be – we’re genuinely trying to harness the best aspects of a new educational/academic paradigm whilst trying not to be disrespectful to the past.

2 Where are the references?
The link is the reference/ attribution dum head

This is first and foremost a handbook vade-mecum whatever but we are aware of the need to reference/cite/attribute/acknowledge sources better particularly if we arguing for a new academic zeitgeist eg – what will a future essay/Msc/PHD thesis look like
There are a number of excellent sources of references for exam candidates and evidence-based practitioners. I’m not going to cut and paste them here but we particulary like the GP Update and NB Medical courses and handbooks.

Users can click through to the source and then then use bibliographic tools like Athens or Zotero tools to get/save the citation should they wish.

I’ve used delicious to reference/collate my links and am exploring the best way to manage bibliographic references and citations in a way that integrates with WordPress or my digital-learning hub

*** in fact this is approach is looking very promising *** elaborate also dumbing down verses neat solution to the problem of increasing complexity time wasted searching google or wikipaedia – good selected divere further sources with ability to find the citation a couple of clicks away – rcgp syllabus modern nhs beurocratic mores both over complex catechismic and dumbed down in its forced inflexibility and stifflying of personal creativity the best of both worlds – there are some pretty good high quality references here that dont appear in the syllabus come from a wider pool of knowledge and thought etc cf OHCM’s philosophical asides – promoting attitudes and approaches in between the handy practical stuff in a non coercive non patronising way – you get the important facts plus you can read around the subject from the same place

3 Why WordPress?
Wordpress offers a free stable platform easy to use and accessible from any computer or wifi/3g device anywhere (offline too though the Wordress App isn’t quite working too well with a site this big).
Use of themes, plugins and widgets allows fantastic opportunities for almost effortless customisation with no programming skills. With all the information safe and transportable. Not locked-in to any particular institution or software provider.

4 Why youtube?
We can post links from youtube (and an increasing number of other mainstream content sharing/social media sites) simply as links without embedding ie redistributing the content – hopefully side-stepping (in good faith) copyright challenges whilst also keeping open our epub aspirations.

5 250 textbooks
Clearly writing a (multimedia/multisensory) textbook to solve the problem of information overload is not for everyone.
We call it a textbook but it’s essentially a database of stuff we think we might need to know to improve clinical practice and professional and patient satisfaction whilst also offering a clear place for any new information or revisions. Memory Experts and Educationalists emphasise the need for loci or places to hook new knowledge onto (the RCGP curriculum offers some help here) and the learning advatages of mult-sensory (metacognitive) stimulation.

If I go on a Management or Teaching Course or whatever and cover Maslow or Belbin or BCG matrix i know there’s an entry for that already so I can add any important notes to that 250 textbooks also links quite well to my WordPress eportfolio at 250Credits.com – see digital hub entry – I can dump something there knowing where it is and be able to integrate or discard it later.

Where do first year medical students look things up? Wishful thinking in medical education Anne Marie Cunningham
Med students should be editing, not using, Wikipedia Christopher Dawson ZDnet education

How Khan academy is changing the rules of education Wired Aug 2011

User generated education
Gobbledygook Martin Fenner Fenner
Making learning whole David Perkins
Reflexive Practice: Professional Thinking for a Turbulent World
Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology
Disrupting Class Clayton Christensen
democracy and education.wetpaint.com

Stephen Downes.ca
How web-savvy edupunks are transforming American Higher Education fastcompany.com
Never Mind the Edupunks – The Great Web 2.0 Swindle

A comprehensive online Med school may still be some way off ( our own attempt excepted).
The evolving  list below contain some great resources but medicine is still a bit underrepresented (you-tube excepted)

youtube education some good stuff but much more can be found searching the main youtube site
metacognitives’ youtube channels and subscriptions we’re using this as a dumping ground for good medical channels / content
Khan academy 2600 (and counting) short videos covering maths, science and everything – currently about 30 medical presentations
Technology Education Design TED

Harvard Medical School Open Courseware
Top 50 Health Medical Open Courseware Classes Web health blog
FNP Top 25 Open Courseware Sites
Undergraduate Medical and Health Open Course Ware educhoices.org
25 Sports Medicine open courseware classes Futuremedica
100 Open Courseware Collections in Health and Medicine
John Hopkins School of Public Health
101 Open Courseware Projects edu.toolbox
Top 50 University Open Courseware Collections DIY learning
Tufts Open Courseware
MIT Open Courseware
CNX.org Massive open courseware site but with limited medical resources
itunes University some good stuff but not loads – locked into the Apple walled-garden which may be why
Academic Earth.org
Saylor Foundation
Open Yale
Open Courseware Utah State
Open learning Carnegie Mellon
Notts University Nursing Open Courseware
Online University Rankings

Open Courseware Consortium
Open Courseware finder opencontent.org
Open Questions on Open Courseware Inside Higher Ed
MIT online what does it mean ? Wired

iTunes U how to turn your expertise into an effective online product
iTunes U The future of academic medicine Darrell Kirch University of Chicago 2009

NHS Choices Links
UCSD links

The GP Update Handbook Jenkins Rose Scott Cave GP Update Spring 2010
NB Medical Hot Topics Course Handbook Nichols Curtis & Ferguson NB Medical Update April 2010
National Prescribing Centre Current Awareness Bulletin (eCAB)
National electronic Library for Medicines Newsletter
Patient Uk / Patient Plus
Medscape/emedicine/family medicine
AAFP
eBNF and cBNF
MIMS
eGuidelines
Davidson’s Foundations Of Clinical Practice
Integrated Medical Sciences Khalid Khan
GP notebook
MPS Education and Risk Management
RCGP Condensed Curriculum Guide Riley Haynes & Field
The GP Trainers Handbook Middleton and Price 2011
Get Through MRGCGP: Hot Topics Una Coales RSM 2005
General Practice S Cartwight and C Godlee 3rd Ed 2008 Churchills Pocketbooks Churchill Livingstone Elsevier

Oxford Handboook GP C Simon H Everitt F van Dorp Oxford 3rd Ed 2010
Notes for MRCGP K Palmer & N Boeckz 4th ED 2010 Wiley Blackwell
My first nMRCGP Book Moore & Curtis 2008 Remedica
Top Tips for Stupid GPs K Schroeder 2000 Radcliffe
Becoming A GP Amar Rughani
The Really Useful Handbook for The Practice Receptionist J Grabinar 2005 Magister
A Textbook of GP Anne Stephenson 2nd Ed Hodder Arnold 2004
Improving Practice In Primary Care Chambers Kassianos Morell 2005 CSF Medical Communications
General Practice Medicine An Illustrated Colour Text R Taylor B McAvoy T O’Dowg Churchill Livingstone 2003
Essential Primary Care Street and Birch Blackwell 1987
Common Diseases:Their Nature, Prevalence and Care Diseases John Fry Kluwer 1993
Towards Earlier Diagnosis in Primary Care Keith Hodgkin Churchill Livingstone 1978
Orange Book of Medical Emergencies Kingston PCT (no longer published)
Community Emergency Medicine Wardrope Driscoll Laird Woollard 2008 Churchill Livingstone
Cyriax
Felix Mann
a-z Handbook for Nurses in General Practice G Plester and C Montgomery Montgomery Plester 2010
Clinical Tests for medical Students – a hands-on guide PassTest PassTest UK
GP Update Effective Communication Course Malcom Thomas
Adrian Blundell & Richard Harrison OCES at A Glance Wiley Blackwell 2009
Clinical History & Examinations A Focussed Approach Enoch Greene Heath & Moran Doctors Academy 2009
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis Llewelwyn Ang Lewis Al-Abdullah 2nd Ed 2009
Differential Diagnosis Raftery Lim Ostor 3rd Ed 2010 Churchill Livingstone

Differential Diagnosis for Primary Care J Jamison 2nd Ed 2006 Churchill Livingstone
Common Diseases McGavock
Pitfalls in Prescribing McGavock
How Drugs Work McGavock Oxford/Radcliffe 2005
Medical Interviews YUEN ISC
Preparing to Teach in the lifelong Learning Sector Ann Gravells 3rd ed 2008
Pocket Guide to teaching for Medical Instructors Bullock Davis Lockey Mackway-Jones 2nd Ed 2008 BMJ Books
How to Teach CME M Davis and K Forrest 2008 Wiley-Blackwell BMJ
Clinicians Pocket Reference The Scut Monkeys Handbook University of Kentucky Appleton 1981
Clinical Craft Cards BJPCN Sept 2009
Clinical Pocket Reference for Nurses Ong Garrett Allen 2009 Pennant
ER Facts / Paediatric Facts / ER Facts made Incredibly Quick Lippincott 2007
CSA Revision Notes for MRCGP Mar 2011
Clinical Skills for OSCEs 4e 2011
Cases and Concepts for the new MRCGP 2e Naidoo
Applied Knowledge Test for the new MRCGP 2e
Consultation Skills for the new MRCGP
Hot Topics in General Practice Julian Kilburn
Opthalmology Made Ridiculously Simple
Netter
Mnenomics and Tips for Medical Students
Complete Revision Notes For Medical Finals Kinesh Patel

References to trials, original papers and other primary sources can be found via links to the original articles, news items, or summaries from NeLM, eCAB or similar. Its not our intention to duplicate (or steal from) the hard work of others, but rather show readers to these sources from within a comprehensive framework/context/locus – the map and the terrain in one place.

Access to some of the journals/sites requires a subscription or at least a password
Students and Clinicians can get an Athens Password from their PCO, employer or college to access the full article then use a reference manager eg zotero to save the full citation – a 2-3 click process especially if using a password manager like Lastpass or similar – depending on how your computer or the site handles Cookies (BMJ and JRCGP seem to be particular pains in the ass here)

Students, exam candidates and others seeking analysis and interpretation may want to look at The GP Update/NB Medical Handbooks, BMJ/NHS evidence etc, or any of the nMRCGP Exam Preparation/Hot Topics books listed above.

Copyright and fair-use considerations are foremost – please contact us if you feel we’ve transgressed anywhere

this particular applies to posts with the @@ prefix – these may contain material imported or cut and pasted from my own private scanned collection – we are working to check the sources and remove any material which might belong to 3rd parties

youtube copyright center

This iteration of 250 textbooks a use-case scenario to demonstrate its potential and invite comments and feedback.
We’re working on the best way to incorporate links particularly wrt making the site epub friendly and including original references in a useful unobtrusive and acceptable way that encourages and directs the user towards the original source without stealing content or bandwidth
the starting point for the latest incarnation of this project was my own personal collection of scanned downloaded and clipped articles books and sites – plus other stuff naively included simply as “placeholder material” – I’m working my way through the site removing any material that clearly belongs to others or making the better pages “private” until permissions are obtained or the material is made more generic
please accept our apologies and contact us if anything slips through the net – we can see which pages are viewed each day and are concentrating our clean up operation on these

the site’s current revision/incarnation as mainly a collection of links is/was informed by copyright/plagiarism/bandwidth-theft considerations but the evolving value proposition seems in our humble opinion to offer something of great value.
Nevermind we hope 250 Textbooks to be more than a collection of links and other peoples videos as is (hopefully) already apparent on many of the 2750 pages

Fair use Doctrine
1 The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes
2 The nature of the copyrighted work
3 The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole
4 The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work

Considerations
Links – Inline / Hotlinks / Downloads / Embedding
Youtube and Youtube pirated
Screenshots
Bandwith Piracy

Open Government License
DirectGov
NICE
HPA Links policy
NHS Choices Links
You Tube TOC
slideshare
WHO Links
GMC
MPS
Medclip Terms of Use
Dermnet.nz
Linking vs server hosting @ Dermatlas
vimeo
photobucket
flickr

Is it Okay to Post YouTube Videos on My Website?
HubPages – Embedded Youtube Videos – Copyright Infringement?
What about hot-linking?

TUFTs OpenCourseware
Creative Commons Legal Code

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

Roadmap
Site structure – 3000 pages following GP curriculum with everything in a logical place :-)
Material on every page :-)
Remove any copyright infringements 8-O
Improve visual style – decide on themes plugins and layouts :-)
Increase proportion of hard content cf links 8-O
Re-explore epub App POD options
Recheck copyright issues / permissions
Explore improved citation options
Better integrate 250 Credits blog eportfolio and other redundant sites
Explore ” Social Textbook” options BuddyPress etc?
Promote / publicise / SEO
Monetise :-D

250 Textbooks/ Hacking Med School

250Textbooks is an open courseware compendium of Primary Care built upon the RCGP UK syllabus for GP training

Aims
- up to date factual content in an attractive usable accessible format
- reminders flags and pointers to essential core knowledge from basic sciences and clinical training plus new knowledge one might have missed
- loci and context for both the patients complaints and the doctors understanding of the same

Emphasis
- enduring clinical knowledge and skills as the bedrock of successful practice as a doctor
- integrating med school foundations with everyday practice and lifelong learning compliant with but not swamped by administrative mores
- use of checklists routines prompts and guidelines as reminders and pointers not dictats
- inclusion of topics from less travelled roads – hinterland specialities – emergencies and less common diagnoses
-management/“leadership” communication and learning/education as generic human skills not contemporary ideas specific or unique to medicine
- the facts + the concepts + how to do it well

Why bother?
For students (aka new learners) and established practitioners (aka rememberers) and life-long learners alike
there is too much to know and not enough time to learn it and it’s all over the place
more information overload links

Heirarchy
basic skills + knowledge + access to advanced skills and knowledge = confidence efficiency and job satisfaction
Relevant Applied Clinical Sciences
Normal Values to aid assessment
Approach to the patient / History Exam Routines / Communication Tricks / Management
Common and important
Rare but important (Life or Limb Threatening)
Contemporary (including Hot Topics but not swamped by them given everything changes every 5 years)
Confusing
Interesting – something to browse which complements learning needs otherwise met elsewhere eg exam crammers
Completeness – at least something about everything if only a link

Considerations
1 Works like a book and navigable like a book – cover to cover – or within individual sections – not via scatty attention-divering nested and branching hyperlinks – everything in one place, uncluttered and searchable but also readable like a book without branching hierarchies or scatty attention-diverting chase-the-rabbit links-to-links-to-links – the links are here 5000 of them but theres always a way back and a context.
2 User Experience (UX) – clean interface, minimal loading times and minimal number of clicks to access the information
3 Accessible anywhere online or mobile
sadly many work-based PCs block access to youtube and similar sites but Web access from these is often quicker and easier from your own device anyway.

Offline access as epub or App will have to wait a little until the volume of hard content can carry this many of the educational links)

Organisation of Chapters and Content
RCGP Curriculum including some additional sections they forgot
Natural “best” fit particularly with respect to Specialities and Organ Systems.

Tell the audience what your going to tell them, tell them, then tell them what you’ve told them..Doc Martin ITV 29/7/2010

250 Textbooks (now Hacking Med School) is an online/mobile handbook covering the whole of the terrain of contemporary General Medical Practice
- essential information at the point of patient care (yawn), and a reference source of learning and revision material for trainees and more experienced practitioners (Drs nurses etc)

the facts + the concepts
the map + the terrain

Lucy Jenkins “things one might have missed whilst blinking”
Nevermind blinking when did we fall asleep and miss everything?

too much to know and not enough time to learn it

Nevermind the noise to signal ratio in a traditional textbook is high – nowadays important medical information is delivered in policy and procedure documents more akin to a business proposition and drier than the driest of textbooks – see also metacognition, Netter and the AAG series

Main Considerations
1 Works like a book and navigable like a book – cover to cover – or within individual sections – not via scatty attention-divering nested and branching hyperlinks – everything in one place, uncluttered and searchable but also readable like a book without branching hierarchies or scatty attention-diverting chase-the-rabbit links-to-links-to-links – the links are here 5000 of them but theres always a way back and a context.
2 User Experience (UX) – clean interface, minimised loading times and minimal number of clicks to access the information (the site will be glammed up a bit in due course)
Margaret Clalvert
Edward Tufte
3 Accessible online or offline including via mobile devices.
4 Open Source Trans-Portable

Organisation of Chapters and Content
RCGP Curriculum – We were initially sceptical about the RCGP Curriculum, having fried our brains trying to decode its various domains and other apparant goobledygook.
We snorted derisoraly at its obvious omissions, and puzzled over its overlooking of a solid clinical bedrock.
However the syllabus did finally offer a consistent enduring framework for where to put stuff and in doing so helped reignited this project.
Natural fit particularly with respect to Specialities and Organ Systems.
If the advanced/detailed knowledge can fit somewhere and build upon the core understanding than its going to be remembered or accessed more readily – now where did I put that “knowledge” or – where should i put this new factoid

some well meaning attempts to tailor/subjugate knowledge from other areas to a medical education context can lead to a paradoxical and unhelpful divorcing from its real-world sensibility, leading to either oversimplification or worse over-abstraction which may be partly responsible for the resistance to many otherwise useful concepts by die-hard pragmatist “adult-learners”. More skeptical observers might conclude there is a more active conspiracy to over-complicate things to bolster the industry and high-priestdom of medical education. This is not necessarily my viewpoint – our aim is to stand on the shoulders of giants not kick at their heels

Challenging and rewarding as general medical practice is, the clinical isolation, epidemiology of conditions presenting, and their precise clinical and non-clinical emphasis is such that there can be a gradual distancing of primary care conditions from a basic clinical and biological context.

Similarly lone working and years of pragmatic short-cutting can lead to an erosion in clinical assessment and communication skills. This may undermine otherwise genuinely astute observations such practitioners may posses based on their years of practice, dealing with thousands of patients, and seeing various fashions come go and come back again.
A purely “primary care” emphasis to care sometimes overlooks the fact the patients ailment is ignorant of the context in which it is to surface. Certain conditions may be relatively uncommon in any individual practitioners daily experience – but hospital outpatient clinics, wards and ITUs are full of (patients with) such conditions.
its actually quite easy – history, examination, recording one’s observations remain the key to being a good clinician, helping the patients and having a rewarding career.

Complexities intervene but diseases change less often – keeping up with the drugs and new therapies isn’t that hard – your patient with heart failure is no different than the same Osler described the human body hasn’t changed

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Chemists
Local hospital switchboard
Accident and emergency direct line
Accident and emergency fax
Haematology direct line
Biochemistry direct line
Microbiology direct line
X-ray direct line
Ultrasound direct line
Emergency bed service
Ambulance GP priority line
District nurses
District nurses out of hours contact
Social services switchboard
Social services out of hours
Community mental health team
Community physiotherapy
Community occupational therapy
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Early pregnancy assessment unit
Genito-urinary medicine unit
Termination of pregnancy clinic
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Emergency dental services
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Although the above numbers have been in use for some time the old numbers have now been finally switched off. Some practices have been using 999, please note only the above numbers should be used.
Practices are no longer responsible for booking routine patient transport, this is now undertaken centrally.

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