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Suggested Resources for Research

The list of resources below is recommended by the BSCOS Research Committee

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Online Research Methods and Paper Review Course (Bone & Joint Hournal) Website
Publishing study protocols: maximising research transparency and spotting spurious statistics. Bone and Joint Journal Podcasts Podcast
The use of hospital registries in orthopaedic surgery. Ahn, H, Court-Brown, CM, McQueen, MM, Schemitsch, EH. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3~): 68-72. Pubmed
When to use the Bonferroni correction. Armstrong, RA. (2014) Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 34: 502-508. Pubmed
Using observational data for decision analysis and economic analysis. Brauer, C, Bozic, KJ. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 73-79. Pubmed
Principles of designing a cohort study in orthopaedics. Bryant, D, Willits, K, Beate, H. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 10-14. Pubmed
Principles of designing an orthopaedic case-control study. Busse, J, Obremskey, WT. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91 (suppl.3): 15020 Pubmed
Interpreting patient-reported outcome measures in orthopaedic surgery: a systematic review. Docter, S, Fathalla, Z, Lukacs, MJ, Khan, MCM, Jennings, M, Liu, S-H, Dong, S, Getgood, A, Bryant, D. (2021) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 103(2): 185-190. Pubmed
Common statistical methods in orthopaedic clinical studies. Griffin, D, Audige, L. (2003) Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 413L 70-79. Pubmed
Hierarchy of evidence: wghere observationsl studies fit in and why we need them. Hoppe, DJ, Schemitsch, EH, Morshed, S, Tornetta, P, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 2-9. Pubmed
Study designs in orthopaedic clinical research. Jolles, BM, Martin, E. (2011) Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 469: 909-913. Pubmed
How to design a good case series. Kooistra, B, Dijkman, B, Einhorn, TA, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 21-26. Pubmed
Analysis of observations studies: a guide to understanding statistical methods. Morshed, S, Tornetta, P, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 50-60. Pubmed
Design and execution of clinical trials in orthopaedic surgery. Mundi, R, Chaudry, H, Mundi, S, Godin, K, Bhandari, M. (2014) Bone and Joint Research 3: 161-8. Pubmed
Statistical significance and p-values: guidelines for use and reporting. Parsons, N, Carey-Smith, R, Dritsaki, M, Griffin X, Metcalfe D, Perry, D, Stengel D, Costa, M. (2019) The Bone and Joint Journal 101-B (10): 1179-1183. Pubmed
Statistics in orthopaedic papers. Petrie, A. (2006) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 88-B(9): 1121-1136. Pubmed
Outcome instruments: rational for their use. Poolman, R, Swiontkowski, M, Fairbank, JCT, Schemitsch, EH, Sprague, S, de Vet, HCW. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 41-49. Pubmed
Designing clinic studies in orthopaedic traumatology. Rouleau, DM. (2018) Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery & Research 104: S1-S7. Pubmed
Methodological issues in systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies in orthopaedic research. Simunovic, N, Sprague, S., Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 87-94. Pubmed
Multicenter collaboration in observational research: improving generalizability and efficiency. Sprague, S, Matta, JM, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 80-86. Pubmed
Survey design in orthopaedic surgery: getting surgeons to respond. Sprague, S, Quigley, L, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 27-34. Pubmed
Authorship and ethical considerations in the conduct of observational studies. Tornetta, P, Siegel, J, McKay, P, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 61-7. Pubmed
Outcome measures and implications for sample size calculations. Zlowodzki, M, Bhandari, M. (2009) Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 91(suppl.3): 35-40. Pubmed
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