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Running Successful Journal Club

This study has been terminated.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 18, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Running successful journal club is of the important goals for postgraduate education.In this study, the effect of a 6-month interactive educational course on journal clubs of Mashhad Dental school was observed using a valid and reliable checklist(r=0.74). Data will be evaluated and compared using spss software by t-test.

Condition Intervention Phase
Educational Course Other: Education Other: Conventional Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Effect of Education on Running Successful Journal Club

Further study details as provided by nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • checklist mean score [ Time Frame: up to 6 months ]
    The outcome mesures will be completed up to 6 months

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Education
Departments passed 6-month interactive educational course
Other: Education
A 6-month interactive course on critical appraisal
No Intervention: No Education
Departments not passed 6-month interactive educational course
Other: Conventional
Conventional method/no intervention


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Faculty members of Dental School,Postgraduate departments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Faculty members of other schools,Undergraduate departments
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
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Responsible Party: nazila zarghi, principal investigator, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01621282     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Education
First Submitted: June 14, 2012
First Posted: June 18, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:
journal club