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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2020, 20 - : 172-183 Back to browse issues page
Journal Club is a Turning Point of Clinical Knowledge and Therapeutic Experience: Presenting a model
Zahra Abdekhodaie , Najmeh Keynezhad , Mahtab Mohammadi Keyvani , Arefe Zangiabadi
Shahid Beheshti University, , Z_abdekhodaie@sbu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Today, is the era of knowledge, data, and different sciences relying on knowledge and research have continued their growth. This way, research and the method of research reading and application in clinical setting have been particular importance. This study endeavored to provide a useful and interactive way to hold meetings in addition to reviewing studies related to the Journal Club focusing on science dealing with the patient's bedside such as medical sciences and psychology.
Methods: In this narrative review study the keyword journal club in conjunction with history, presentation, psychology, clinical psychology, and clinical research have been searched in Google scholar, Pubmed, SID, Ensani, Irandoc, Civilica, Magiran, Noormagz data bases in the years 2000-2019.
Results: The preliminary search resulted in 284 articles. After removing repetitive articles, we reached 143 articles and after reading title and abstract and considering the including and excluding criteria, 29 articles were included in the study. The results were obtained in three main themes which are necessity, goals, and presentation. Goals as the major theme included five subthemes and presentation theme included two subthemes.
Conclusion: According to the results of the reviewed studies for holding journal club, which could be the turning point of knowledge and experience, principles and rules need to be followed. According to these principles this study presented a five-step model including Preliminary, Exploration, Validation, Selection, Presentation and Supplementary steps for journal club meetings.
Keywords: Journal club, Narrative review, Clinical psychology, Medical sciences
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Type of Study: Review article | Subject: Teaching Methods
Received: 2020/03/11 | Accepted: 2020/06/28 | Published: 2020/10/5


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