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A Review of Persian-Language Articles Published in The Field of Medical Education
Mohammad Fakhari * , Tahereh Changiz , Alireza Yousefy
PhD student Isfahan University of medical sciences , fakharedc@gmail.com
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Introduction: Review of published research in the field of medical education helps determine the direction of future research. The aim of this study was to perform a quantitative content analysis of Persian language articles published in the field of medical education during 2014.
Methods: In this study, all articles published in nine scientific journals in the field of medical education during 2014 were reviewed. The variables were extracted from the full-text of articles including title, the number of authors, type of article, research methodology, sample size, research population and topics. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics.
Results: A total of 366 articles were analyzed. In the titles of articles, 97% of the articles referred to research variable, 41% to research methodology and research population, and 13% to research intervention. Also, 39% of the articles referred to the site and 11% to the time of the research. 42% of articles were descriptive. The most common topics were teaching methods, student health status and thinking style.
Conclusion: This study focused on the analysis of published articles during a one-year period. Qualitative and quantitative analyses of publications in later years would provide the necessary information for research and educational policy-making in medical education.
 

Keywords: Quantitative content analysis, medical education, research application
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Type of Study: Short article | Subject: academic research management
Received: 2016/09/7 | Accepted: 2017/02/21 | Published: 2017/07/24
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Fakhari M, changiz T, yousefy A. A Review of Persian-Language Articles Published in The Field of Medical Education. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2017; 17 :157-162
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