About this book
- Comprehensive textbook on key issues in surgical research and methodology
- Valuable resource for surgeons at all levels embarking on an academic career
- Includes a CD-ROM
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.
Written for: Surgeons at all levels embarking on an academic
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.