Perception Regarding Narrative and Reflective Writing among Fellowship CandidatesCorrespondence Address :
Shree Hospital, Bachelor Road, Near Lok Vidyalay, Wardha-442001, Maharashtra, India.
Introduction: Research is an integral part of medical field including medical education. Medical report writing is a specialised technique in the field of clinical research. Narrative and reflective way of medical report writing is an individual perception. Narration helps in expressing the situation while reflection of situation helps in reciprocating it well.
Aim: To assess perception regarding narrative and reflective writing in fellowship candidates.
Materials and Methods: Forty candidates enrolled for fellowship course were assessed in a prospective study for perception regarding narrative and reflective way of medical report writing of their allotted projects. Assessment was done on the basis of questionnaire based score (Likerts scale). Software used in the analysis was SPSS 22.0 version to assess the percentage of various score against a specific question.
Results: Maximum participants were in the age group of 36-40 years (45%). A total of 80% candidates were of the opinion that narrative and reflective way of research writing is applicable in the current research writing; 50% percent candidates strongly agreed that reflective writing is better in analysing the situation; 80% candidates experienced that it is useful in gaining self-knowledge and understanding the topic better.
Conclusion: Narrative and reflective writing is an effective way to describe the research methodology and its results. Also, reflective writing helps in framing future applications of the research.
Medical report writing, Questionaire, Research
Date of Submission: Sep 09, 2019
Date of Peer Review: Oct 03, 2019
Date of Acceptance: Jan 24, 2020
Date of Publishing: Feb 01, 2020
• Financial or Other Competing Interests: No
• Was Ethics Committee Approval obtained for this study? Yes
• Was informed consent obtained from the subjects involved in the study? Yes
• For any images presented appropriate consent has been obtained from the subjects. NA
PLAGIARISM CHECKING METHODS:
• Plagiarism X-checker: Sep 27, 2019
• Manual Googling: Jan 23, 2020
• iThenticate Software: Jan 27, 2020 (5%)
ETYMOLOGY: Author Origin
- Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science, thomsonreuters)
- Index Copernicus ICV 2017: 134.54
- Academic Search Complete Database
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- Google Scholar
- HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme
- Indian Science Abstracts (ISA)
- Journal seek Database
- Popline (reproductive health literature)