Deciphering conversational complexity around a diabetic patient in a web based forum

  • Ankur Joshi All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Saket Kale Ruxmaniben Deepchand. Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Sharad Tiwari Gandhi Medical College,Bhopal
  • Rakesh Biswas Laxmi Narayan Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Asynchronous learning, Clinical decision making, Construct, Communication, Conversational forum, Diabetes, Knowledge

Abstract

Web based conversational forums have gained momentum as an aid to clinical decision making. This paper, written in an empirical explanatory manner, attempts to understand the flow of information and the process of sense-making in one such forum (Tabula-rasa) through considering a prototype discussion among participants.

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Author Biographies

Ankur Joshi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Saket Kale, Ruxmaniben Deepchand. Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine
Sharad Tiwari, Gandhi Medical College,Bhopal
3rd Year PG Resident, Department of Community Medicine
Rakesh Biswas, Laxmi Narayan Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Professor, Department of Medicine

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Published
2017-01-20
How to Cite
Joshi, A., Kale, S., Tiwari, S., & Biswas, R. (2017). Deciphering conversational complexity around a diabetic patient in a web based forum. Research & Humanities in Medical Education, 4, 5-11. Retrieved from https://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php/rhime/article/view/76
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