La empatía y los estudiantes de medicina en la Universidad de Azuay, Ecuador

Yolanda Davila Pontón, Vivian Alejandra Neira Molina, Juan Aguilera Muñoz, Fray Cleiton Martinez Reyes, Ximena Velez Calvo, Víctor Patricio Diaz-Narváez

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Objective. To assess the level of empathy in medical students attending University of Azuay. Materials and methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted. Empathy levels were measured through Jefferson’s Physician Empathy Scale, S (JPES) Spanish version, culturally adapted to the Ecuadorian context. A two-factor analysis of variance model III was used in order to assess differences between groups. Results. Female students scored higher average levels of empathy when compared to male students in almost all courses except the sixth. Statistically significant differences were found only when gender and class scores were separately analyzed. These differences were non-significant when the interaction between the two mentioned variables was analyzed. Conclusions. The results of this study are consistent with other studies, especially those conducted in Latin America, which show variability of empathic response among medical students.

Título traducido de la contribuciónEmpathy and medical students at the University of Azuay, Ecuador
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)39-47
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónSalud Uninorte
Volumen33
N.º1
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene 2017

Palabras clave

  • Empathy
  • Medical students
  • Physician-patient relationship

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  • Medicina (todo)

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    Pontón, Y. D., Molina, V. A. N., Muñoz, J. A., Reyes, F. C. M., Calvo, X. V., & Diaz-Narváez, V. P. (2017). La empatía y los estudiantes de medicina en la Universidad de Azuay, Ecuador. Salud Uninorte, 33(1), 39-47.