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Medical students go back to school: the Triple A journey


Shah, S and Sawyer, SM and Roydhouse, J, Medical students go back to school: the Triple A journey, Australian Family Physician, 37, (11) pp. 952-954. ISSN 0300-8495 (2008) [Refereed Article]

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Studies in medical humanities show that attention to the human aspects of medicine deepens the relationship between clinicians and patients and adds social value to medical encounters.


This article describes an evidence based asthma program - the 'Triple A program' - where medical students influence adolescent health and wellbeing within the school community, rather than the consulting room.


The Triple A program works effectively at giving first hand experience to future doctors on what impact can be made by education. It shows future doctors the power of social responsibility while simultaneously improving the health and wellbeing of high school students.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:asthma, community, intervention, paediatric
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Public health
Research Field:Health promotion
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Evaluation of health and support services
Objective Field:Health education and promotion
UTAS Author:Roydhouse, J (Dr Jessica Roydhouse)
ID Code:137392
Year Published:2008
Web of Science® Times Cited:8
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2020-02-11
Last Modified:2020-05-01

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