publication . Article . 2017

Building Surgical Research Capacity Globally: Efficacy of a Clinical Research Course for Surgeons in Low-Resource Settings

Theodore A. Miclau; Kathryn Chomsky-Higgins; Alfredo Ceballos; Roberto Balmaseda; Saam Morshed; Mohit Bhandari; Fernando de la Huerta; Theodore Miclau;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Frontiers in Education, volume 2 (eissn: 2504-284X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Abstract
Musculoskeletal injury confers an enormous burden of preventable disability and mortality in low and moderate income countries. Appropriate orthopaedic and trauma care services are lacking. Leading international health agencies emphasize the critical need to create and sustain research capacity in the developing world as a strategic factor in the establishment of functional, independent health systems. One aspect of building research capacity is partnership between developing and developed countries, and knowledge sharing via these collaborations. This study evaluated the efficacy of a short, intensive course designed to educate surgeons on fundamental aspects o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Developed country, International health, business.industry, business, General partnership, Nursing, Musculoskeletal injury, medicine.disease, medicine, Developing country, Clinical research, Pedagogy, Engineering, Knowledge sharing, Knowledge acquisition, course design, efficacy evaluation, orthopedic surgery, resource limited setting, Education (General), L7-991
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