Surgical Research: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice by Hans TroidlSurgical Research: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice by Hans Troidl

Surgical Research: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice

byHans TroidlEditorM.F. McKneally, David S. Mulder

Paperback | October 14, 2012

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Surgical Research: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an excellent source book for the young surgical investigator as well as the senior investigator in surgery. It is divided into nine sections: The Surgeon as Investigator, Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, Design and Methods, Funding, Implementation, Analyzing Outcomes, Ethical Issues and Perspectives. The Third Edition has been updated and added to with 43 new chapters. This book is of special interest to those surgeons interested in doing research. However, it also has many very interesting chapters that would help all surgeons in approaching their practice in a more scientific way. With many of the foremost surgical investigators contributing, this book is an excellent collection of chapters covering the entire gamut of surgical research.
Title:Surgical Research: Basic Principles and Clinical PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:695 pagesPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461273250

ISBN - 13:9781461273257

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Table of Contents

1. Toward a Definition of Surgical Research.- 2. The Ideal of Surgical Research: From the Bedside to the Laboratory and Back.- 3. Developing New Knowledge in Community Practice.- 4. Selected Historical Perspectives on the Evolution of Surgical Science.- 5. Surgeons Who Have Won the Nobel Prize.- 6. The Historical Evolution of Clinical Research.- 7. Appraising New Information.- 8. How I Read and Assess a Scientific Paper.- 9. Publications Do Not Always Reflect the Real World.- 10. Computer-Based Literature Searches.- 11. Facing the Blank Page/Screen.- 12. Getting Your Abstract on the Program.- 13. Writing a Scientific Paper.- 14. Where Should You Publish Your Paper.- 15. What to Do When You Are Asked to Write a Chapter.- 16. Organizing Your Reference Material.- 17. Reviewing Books and Refereeing Scientific Papers.- 18. The 10-Minute Presentation.- 19. Asking and Responding to Questions.- 20. The Longer Talk.- 21. Slides, Transparencies, and Videos.- 22. Chairing a Session.- 23. Organizing Meetings, Panels, Seminars, and Consensus Conferences.- 24. Speaking at International Meetings: Surviving on the Road.- 25. Turning Clinical Problems into Research Studies.- 26. Clinical Trials.- 27. Multicenter Collaborative Clinical Trials.- 28. Selected Nonexperimental Methods: An Orientation.- 29. Qualitative Research.- 30. Estimating Risk and Prognosis.- 31. Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictive Value.- 32. Scaling, Scoring, and Staging.- 33. Surgical Examples of Scoring Systems.- 34. Developing a Measuring Instrument.- 35. How to Choose a Relevant Endpoint.- 36. Introductory Biostatistics Texts: Selected Annotated Bibliography.- 37. A Surgeon's Guide to Biostatistical Inferences: How to Avoid Pitfalls.- 38. Systematically Reviewing Previous Work.- 39. Statistical Consultation in Clinical Research: A Two-Way Street.- 40. Formulating an Initial Research Plan.- 41. Ten Tips on Preparing Research Proposals.- 42. Funding Research in North America: The United States.- 43. Funding Research in North America: Canada.- 44. Applying for Funding from the NIH: A Useful Paradigm for Most Applications.- 45. What a Grant Review Committee Looks for.- 46. Funding Research in Europe.- 47. From Concept to Clinical Reality: Implementing Pancreatic Transplantation.- 48. Animal Experimentation.- 49. The Isolated Organ in Research.- 50. Computer Models.- 51. The Operating Room as a Laboratory.- 52. Research in the Intensive Care Unit.- 53. Research in Surgical Education.- 54. The Nature of Surgical Research: Phenomenology to Molecular Biology and Back.- 55. Outcome: Definition and Methods of Evaluation.- 56. Quality Improvement: Applying Outcomes Analysis to Patient Care.- 57. Health Services Research.- 58. Decision Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysisin Surgical Research.- 59. Technology Assessment.- 60. Ethical Principles in Research.- 61. Scientific Integrity: Dealing with Scientific Fraud.- 62. Pentathlete: The Many Roles of an Academic Surgeon.- 63. The Clinician with a Basic Science Laboratory.- 64. The Academic Surgeon as Administrator.- 65. Surgical Research around the World.- 66. International Exchange for Surgical Education.- 67. Survival Essentials for the Surgeon-Scientist in Training.- 68. Future Horizons in Surgical Research.- About the Editors.

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"...provides one of the most complete introductions that I have seen on the practical conduct of clinical and scientific investigations ...the investigative processes it describes are common to all the clinical sciences. The beginning clinician-scientist in any field will find much of value here." - The New England Journal of Medicine, on the Second Edition.