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AOCID
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8600 Dübend​orf​
Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 200 24 20
Fax:     +41 44 200 24 60
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AOCID Resources

Useful resources to help you conduct clinical research.

Classification Tool

The AOCOIAC (Comprehensive Injury Automatic Classifier) is a PC-based software developed at AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation for AOTrauma and AOCMF in the context of the activities of the AO Classification Advisory Group. AO COIAC helps surgeons learn and use AO classification systems for clinical diagnosis and simple local case documentation. The current version includes the Müller AO Classification of Fractures – Long Bones for adults, the AO pediatric long bone classification system, as well as a newly developed AO craniomaxillofacial system for injury location. More than 5,000 downloads demonstrate the worldwide interest in the AO COIAC as a software solution. More...

Webinars and Videos

2014

Spanish language webinar
Paula Sotelo de Chile y el Dr. Shandher Tovar de Perú revisaron los aspectos fundamentales a tener en cuenta para la realización de una investigación clínica.
Running time 60 minutes.

2013

Webinar
How to write a good clinical study grant application.
Presented by Beate Hanson, AOCID Director, and Dr Stephen Kates. Running time 60 minutes.

2011

Webinar
The Clinical Research Casino – Statistical concepts found in gambling and clinical studies.
Presented by Beate Hanson, AOCID Director. Running time 62 minutes.

2010

Video
Evidence-based practice in the operating room.
Lecture to ORP by Beate Hanson, AOCID Director. Running time 23 minutes.

Brochures

AOCID's Services

Müller AO Classification of Fractures – Long Bones

AO Pediatric Comprehensive Classification of Long-Bone Fractures

TEFTOM

The TEFTOM (Trauma Expectation Factor / Trauma Outcome Measure) tools will assist you in identifying patient expectations prior to surgery, and measuring how successful you were in fulfilling them post-surgery.

TEF Questionnaire

TOM Questionnaire

Links

Ethical

Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects
WMA Declaration of Helsinki

WHO – Research ethics

Clinical Research

Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. Great resources like critical appraisal checklists.  www.cebm.net

Free to download books

Freely downloadable texts of the 2006 and 2011 editions of the book Testing Treatments, together with reviews and translations of the first edition, are available at www.testingtreatments.org/the-book.

Freely downloadable text of both volumes of the book Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide: 3rd Edition is available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Regulatory

International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Medical Devices

European Parliament and Council Directive on medical devices
European Parliament and Council DIRECTIVE 2007/47/EC

Implementation of good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical trials on medicinal products for human use
European Parliament and Council DIRECTIVE 2001/20/EC

Publishing

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors

PubMed
Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

The Cochrane Library
Independent high-quality evidence for health care decision making

Statistics

Handbook – Statistics and Data Management
A Practical Guide for Orthopedic Surgeons. Sample chapter: How to analyze your data

Basics of Medical Statistics
A web-based course in medical statistics designed for students of medicine and those working in the medical professions. In English, French and German. Free registration.

Stata – Data Analysis and Statistical Software
Convenient web-based courses for learning Stata.

Free online sample size calculator


Electronic Data Capture

REDCap – Research Electronic Data Capture
A secure web application which supports electronic data capture for research studies.​