The role of surgical research

Omer Aziz, John G. Hunter

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Abstract

This chapter outlines the role of surgical research in advancing clinical knowledge, achieving better clinical outcomes and ultimately improving the quality of patient care. It reviews the origins of surgical research and the challenges that need to be overcome if it is to survive, describing the importance of translation of research into clinical practice through better trial design, information dissemination and teaching. Finally, this chapter looks to the future of academic surgery and the shape that this may take.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKey Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages1-8
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783540719144
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Aziz, O., & Hunter, J. G. (2010). The role of surgical research. In Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology (pp. 1-8). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71915-1_1