Association Between Operative Autonomy of Surgical Residents and Patient Outcomes


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Methodological Reviewer: Marisa Louridas, MD, PhD, FRCSC, University of Toronto

Clinical Reviewer: Michael C. Ott, MD, MSc, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS, FASCRS, University of Western Ontario

Clinical Reviewer: Ashley Robinson, MD, BSc, MSc (Student), Dalhousie University, Division of Surgery (PGY-4 at the time of this webinar)


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Please read the above article and consider the following questions:

  1. What is the clinical question being addressed?
  2. What is the study design? Is it appropriate?
  3. What are the sources of data?
  4. Are the data accurate and valid?
  5. What was the intervention and how was it assessed?
  6. What outcomes were considered?
  7. Are there other clinically important outcomes that should be considered?
  8. How large and precise was the difference in the outcome?
  9. Are there any factors (confounders) that might explain the differences in the results?
  10. State the conclusion. Have the authors addressed the clinical question posed?
  11. Does the evidence support the conclusion?