Readership: Junior doctors from FY1 to ST3, as well as any medical professional who needs to conduct research in the course of their career.
Piers Page, Complex Trauma Fellow at Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Hedley Court, Epsom, Surrey, UK, James Carr, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK, William Eardley, Specialist Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Northern Deanery, UK, David Chadwick, Consultant Physician and Director of Research and Development, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK, and Keith Porter, Professor of Clinical Traumatology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Piers Page is currently the Complex Trauma Fellow at Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Hedley Court. He is a military surgeon in training with a
significant proportion of time spent in academic practice. After officer training, he spent time researching the outcome of mild traumatic brain injury and has subsequently authored and co-authored papers and book chapters in the fields of trauma and orthopaedics and military surgery.
Dr James Carr is a clinical psychologist who previously worked alongside Piers Page on the mTBI study. His clinical training brings a voice of authority in applied medical statistics and study design.
William Eardley is an orthopaedic SpR. He is also working towards an MSc in evidence based medicine.
Dr David Chadwick is Consultant Physician and Director of Research and Development at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom.
1: The literature review
2: Types of research
3: Research design
4: Writing your research proposal
7: Data collection and research conduct issues
9: Writing up research
10: Evidence based medicine
11: Taking your research career further