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dc.contributor.author Chaudhry, Harman en_US
dc.contributor.author Mundi, Raman en_US
dc.contributor.author Singh, Ishu en_US
dc.contributor.author Einhorn, Thomas A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bhandari, Mohit en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-12T17:39:15Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-12T17:39:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Chaudhry, Harman, Raman Mundi, Ishu Singh, Thomas A. Einhorn, Mohit Bhandari. "How good is the orthopaedic literature?" Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 42(2): 144-149. (2008) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1998-3727 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/3417
dc.description.abstract Randomized trials constitute approximately 3% of the orthopaedic literature Concerns regarding quality of the orthopaedic literature stem from a widespread notion that the overall quality of the surgical literature is in need of improvement. Limitations in surgical research arises primarily from two pervasive issues: 1) A reliance on low levels of evidence to advance surgical knowledge, and 2) Poor reporting quality among the high level surgical evidence that is available. The scarcity of randomized trials may be largely attributable to several unique challenges which make them difficult to conduct. We present characteristics of the orthopaedic literature and address the challenges of conducting randomized trials in surgery. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Medknow Publications en_US
dc.rights Copyright Indian Journal of Orthopaedics en_US
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ en_US
dc.subject Critical appraisal en_US
dc.subject Evidence-based medicine en_US
dc.subject Quality en_US
dc.subject Randomized trials en_US
dc.title How good is the orthopaedic literature? en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.4103/0019-5413.40250 en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid 19826519 en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid 2759610 en_US


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