Some of the topics covered in the book include how to state a research question, how to review the available information, how to write research protocol, how to obtain grant money for the experiment, how to analyze the data, and how to present the findings. Also discussed are the ethics of animal and human experimentation along with the history and philosophy of surgical research. To continue to advance technologies and surgical methods, research must continually be performed. Potentially great discoveries are being missed because would-be researchers do not know where to start or how to conduct research, and therefore do not even try. This book provides prospective researchers with all the basic steps needed to perform a research experiment in the surgical field. No student, resident, or fellow should start a research project without this book and no senior surgical scientist should be without it occupying a prominent position in the library.-Administrative data include admission and discharge dates, total charges (and, for Medicare, amount reimbursed), expected payment source, admission type ( elective, urgent, emergent), and discharge disposition (including vital status). Based on their ... Finally, hospital discharge abstracts contain codes and dates for principal and other diagnoses and principal and other procedures. Table II displays aanbsp;...
|Author||:||Wiley W. Souba, Douglas Wayne Wilmore|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2001-01|