MODEL ANSWER FOR CRITICAL REVIEW PAPER:
CONJOINT EXAMINATION FOR MALAYSIAN MASTER OF
MEDICINE (PSYCHIATRY) AND MPM JUNE 2012
Suzaily Wahab*, Hatta Sidi*, Ng Chong Guan**
Objective: This paper aims to discuss the answers to Review Paper Exam for the Malaysian Master of Medicine (Psychiatry) May 2012 theory examination. The paper studied the psychotropic prescription practice in cancer patients using a health care registration database. Methods: One of the papers presented during the journal club presentation was picked-up for evaluation of student’s critical appraisal. Results: Model answers were provided at the end of the Critical Review Paper. Conclusion: This review paper evaluates students’ understanding and critical thinking on the topic of Psychotropic Drugs in cancer patients. This paper may serve as a guideline to teach students how to critically appraise topic related to psychiatry.