2007

Clinical Research Methods for Surgeons

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-326-8 (Print) 978-1-59745-230-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Building a Foundation for Clinical Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      Planning the Research

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      Pages 31-46

      Ethical Issues in Clinical Research

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      Pages 47-60

      Budget Development and Staffing

  3. Clinical Research Design and Statistical Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-76

      Nonrandomized Interventional Study Designs (Quasi-Experimental Designs)

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      Pages 77-93

      Randomized Clinical Trials of Surgical Procedures

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      Pages 95-104

      Use of Observational Databases (Registries) in Research

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      Pages 105-122

      Risk Adjustment

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      Pages 123-139

      Basic Statistical Methods

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      Pages 141-155

      Survival Analyses

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      Pages 157-174

      Assessing the Performance and Validity of Diagnostic Tests and Screening Programs

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      Pages 175-200

      Secondary Data Analyses

  4. Outcome Measurement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-235

      Traditional Outcome Measures

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      Pages 237-251

      Health-Related Quality of Life

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      Pages 253-265

      Measuring Patient Satisfaction

  5. Special Topics In Surgical Clinical Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

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      Pages 269-282

      Quality of Care

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      Pages 283-296

      Cost-Effectiveness Analyses

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      Pages 297-310

      Qualitative Research Techniques

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      Pages 311-325

      Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 327-337