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    Some help needed regarding how to conduct an external validation study

    Oh happy holidays! And on the point of data collection, I don't think there's any threat of me (or my seniors, who would be the surgeons in this case) changing any of their practices. All we'll be doing is some extra data collection for the patients, an extra blood test on top of the baseline...
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    Some help needed regarding how to conduct an external validation study

    This is also a reply to the other reply in the welcome post. My god you have no idea of the width the sides of my face went to, what a smile that brought to me. I'm a PGY2 myself. The hospital I work at is one of the three big ones in the city. I checked the definition for a Level 1 trauma...
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    Some help needed regarding how to conduct an external validation study

    Hello everyone. Hope you're well. I'm a second year surgical resident from Pakistan, and I'm hoping to conduct an external validation of a 2016 study conducted in France. I've linked the study below. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27329073/ This was them developing the score. I want to...
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    Hello everyone!

    Oh god I can only hope this place is what I've been dreaming and hoping for. I'm a second year surgical resident at a tertiary care (over a 1000 patient beds) hospital and we have to do mandatory research as part of our training. I love the idea of research and doing it well, but I never...