SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Lee, Michael; Norvell, Daniel; Dettori, Joseph

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-3-13-175061-7

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Presents and explains the many interrelated components essential to spine clinical research in an easily accessible way, guiding you step-by-step through the principles and methods of planning and evaluating clinical research.

With a special focus on bias reduction and spine-related case examples, this SMART approach represents those essential components:
- Study question
- Searching the literature
- Study design
- Measurements
- Analysis
- Resources and funding
- Timing

Also addressed in the book are special topics such as getting your manuscript published and conducting a meta-analysis. This SMART approach provides a clear and simple road map for the planning, execution, and critical appraisal of clinical research.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lee, Michael; Norvell, Daniel; Dettori, Joseph
ISBN: 978-3-13-175061-7
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 208
Illustrations: 50
Year: 2013