Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology by Thanos AthanasiouKey Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology by Thanos Athanasiou

Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

EditorThanos Athanasiou, H. Debas, Ara Darzi

Hardcover | December 17, 2009

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Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology represents a comprehensive reference text accessible to the surgeon embarking on an academic career. Key themes emphasize and summarize the text. Four key elements are covered, i.e. Surgical Research, Research Methodology, Practical Problems and Solutions on Research as well as Recent Developments and Future Prospects in Surgical Research and Practice.
Title:Key Topics in Surgical Research and MethodologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1050 pagesPublished:December 17, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540719148

ISBN - 13:9783540719144

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Table of Contents

From the Contents: The Role of Surgical Research.- Evidence Based Surgery.- The Role of the Academic Surgeon in the Evaluation of Healthcare Assessment.- Study Design, Statistical Inference and Literature Search in Surgical Research.- Randomised Controlled Trials: What the Surgeon Needs to Know.- Monitoring Trial Effects.- How to Recruit Patients in Surgical Studies.- Diagnostic Tests and Diagnostic Accuracy in Surgery.- Research in Surgical Education: A Primer.- Measurement of Surgical Performance for Delivery of a Competency-Based Training.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews: "This is a multiauthored, comprehensive textbook on research methodology with examples of research applications in surgery. . Research fellows, faculty, mentors, and clinicians called on to evaluate surgical research are an appropriate audience for this work from North American and Western European authors. . a valuable tool for academic surgeons." (David J. Dries, Doody's Review Service, June, 2010)