We are happy to help with any stage of a research project's development, and offer assistance to any Spine Intervention Society member who is interested in research. For assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Clinical Outcome Measurement Brief Instrument (COMBI)
- A Minimal Set of Outcome Instruments for Clinical Audits, Nikolai Bogduk, PhD
- Pre-procedure Evaluation
- Baseline Assessments
- Post-procedure Evaluation
- Follow-up Assessment Forms
- The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQOL) Instrument
- The Neck Disability Index
- Oswestry Disability Questionnaire
- The Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
- SF- 36® Health Survey
- SF-36® Health Survey Update,
John E. Ware, Jr., PhD (provides background information on the SF-36, as
well as theory, scoring, and a detailed discussion.)
- Visual Analog Scale (VAS) –Total Pain, Back Pain, Leg Pain
Evidence-Based Medicine Resources
- The Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
(CEBM) was established in Oxford as the first of several UK centres
with the aim of promoting evidence-based health care. The CEBM provides
free support and resources to doctors, clinicians, teachers and others
interested in learning more about EBM.
- The Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Effective
Health Care Program offers tools and resources relevant to comparative
effectiveness research. The AHRQ is
the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety,
efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
- The Cochrane Collaboration is an
international not-for-profit and independent organization, dedicated to
making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare
readily available worldwide. It produces and disseminates systematic
reviews of healthcare interventions and promotes the search for evidence
in the form of clinical trials and other studies of interventions.
- The Grading of
Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group
began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an
interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in
- The COLLABORATIVE INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE provides educational content that promotes the quality of and public trust in the research enterprise by providing high quality, peer reviewed, web based, research education materials to enhance the integrity and professionalism of investigators and staff conducting research.
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