WBR quality checklist

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WBR Quality Checklist

Standard Items
1. Correct Classification
  • Board level
  • Subject/Category
  • System/sub-category
  • High yield topic (frequently tested)
2. Question Stem/Prompt
  • Logical order in clinical cases: age and gender → chief complaint (time frame) → past medical history → physical exam (vitals) → ECG → image (physical exam, biopsy, CXR, CT) → Lab results
  • Commonly asked question prompt (i.e. What is the most likely)?
  • Jump question
  • Image in stem (CXR/CT/MRI, biopsy, graph, microscopy)
  • Question length: short (1-2 lines), medium (3-4 lines), long (>4 lines)
3. Answer Choices
  • Clear distractors
  • Image for each answer choice
  • Use of current guidelines/algorithms
  • Answer choice placement
4. Overall Explanation
  • Included patient’s presentation (pertinent positives and negatives)
  • Integrated clinical knowledge with tested topic
  • High yield content
  • Educational objective (1 or 2 take-home sentences/phrases)
  • WikiDoc-Mnemonic: own & unique or from common source (FA 2014)
  • Working hyperlinks to relevant info
  • Medical thinking
5. Answer Choices Explanations
  • Correct answer: summarized relevant info
  • Incorrect choice ___ explanation
  • Incorrect choice ___ explanation
  • Incorrect choice ___ explanation
  • Incorrect choice ___ explanation
  • Appropriate length
  • High yield facts
  • Working hyperlinks to relevant info
6. Promoting WikiDoc Use
7. English
  • Question Format
  • Grammar
  • Case story-telling
  • Punctuation
  • Word choice
  • Correct medical abbreviations from USMLE.org (i.e. for vital signs, labs, images)
8. References
9. Creativity
10. Include into the WBR Question List
  • Included question into list of questions WBR
  • Correct classification for board level
  • Working hyperlinks to WBR0____
  • Correct classification for subject/Category
  • Correct classification for system/sub-category
  • Correct classification for High-Yield
  • Correct classification for keywords
  • Correct classification for author

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