Clinical Research for Surgeons

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ISBN: 9783131439314

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An essential reference on evidence-based surgery, by surgeons for surgeons

Clinical Research for Surgeons is a practical guide for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating surgical research. It covers the principles of evidence-based surgery, the standard benchmark guiding clinical practice, and applies these principles to the design of suitable research studies. The reader will come to fully understand important concepts such as case-control study, prospective cohort study, randomized trial, and reliability study. The book provides valuable discussions of the critical appraisal of published clinical studies, allowing the reader to learn how to evaluate the quality of such studies with respect to measuring outcomes and to make effective use of all types of evidence in patient care.


  • Insights from experienced surgeons and veteran researchers
  • Easy-to-reference text boxes with Key Concepts, Jargon Simplified, and Examples from the Literature
  • Coverage of both open and minimally invasive surgical procedures
  • 105 illustrations demonstrating key points

This book is a valuable reference for clinicians and residents in a range of disciplines, including general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, interventional radiology, cardiac surgery.

Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc, FRCSC, is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Anders Joensson, MD, PhD, is the Director of Global Medical Science at Stryker Osteosynthesis, Schönkirchen/Kiel, Germany and Affiliated Senior Consultant and Research Adviser, Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Sciences at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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