Nwagwu C.C. and Ebirim L.N. Nwagwu Celestine Chibueze and Ebirim Longinus Ndubuisi
Journal clubs have been used for many years in medi cal education to promote the discussion and critique of research. Participants meet regularly t o critique research articles in order to improve th eir understanding of research design and critical appra isal. However, fluctuations in residents’ attendance and high attrition of clubs remain a maj or factor militating against the successes of these clubs. The objectives of this study were to evaluat e the views of junior residents in anaesthesia concerning the quality of journal club meetings in their hospitals, their beliefs about the extent to which journal clubs contributed to their educationa l advancement and their suggestions about ways to improve journal club meetings.
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