New York/Stuttgart – SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research, recently published by Thieme and the AO Foundation, is a must-have guide for spine care professionals seeking to make a meaningful contribution to the scientific literature and advance their careers by publishing high-quality clinical research. It presents the many interrelated components essential to spine clinical research in an easily accessible manner, providing step-by-step guidance through the principles and methods of planning and evaluation.
“There are many interrelated components that must be considered when embarking on a research project. As with any journey, a plan that outlines the various processes, modes of transportation, and milestones is needed. The precepts laid out in this book provide you with the elements to help you plan your research journey.” – from the Preface
The SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research also covers special topics such as getting a 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.
Lee et al.
SMART Approach to Spine Clinical Research
208 pp, 50 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com
About the Authors
Michael J. Lee, MD, Departmentof Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Daniel C. Norvell, PhD, Spectrum Research, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Joseph R. Dettori, PhD, MPH, Spectrum Research, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Andrea C. Skelly, PhD, MPH, Spectrum Research, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Jens R. Chapman, MD, Departmentof Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
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