For sites concerning the application of EBM principles to the practice of Surgery and its subspecialties.
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ASERNIP-S: Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures - Surgical
Provides evidence-based assessments of new and emerging surgical technologies and techniques.
Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network: Evidence-based surgery
Discusses the goals of the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), a partnership of the cardiothoracic surgical community, cardiologists, and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the first multicenter group to compare various surgical techniques in a randomized fashion. 
Evidence Based Surgery: How Difficult is the Implication in Routine Practice?
Guide to keeping up with new information and finding the best available answers to specific questions in evidence-based surgical practice. 
Evidence-based Guidelines/Practice Parameters
Practice guidelines in plastic surgery (as downloadable PDFs). From the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Collection of evidence-based resources, as PDF files, for surgical interventions, including on meta-analyses and RCTs.
Evidence-Based Surgery: Barriers, Solutions, and the Role of Evidence Synthesis
Through a systematic review of the literature, this article explores the barriers to achieving a strong evidence base in surgery and offers potential solutions to overcome those barriers. With case study. [World Journal of Surgery, 2012]
The IDEAL Collaboration | Idea, Development, Exploration, Assessment, Long-term follow-up
The IDEAL Collaboration aims to improve the evidence base in surgery via the devlopement of evidence-based surgery recommendations.
NASS Evidence-Based Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Spine Care
Clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders (as downloadable PDFs). From the North American Spine Society.
Research in spinal surgery: Evaluation and practice of evidence-based medicine
Review of the tenets of implementing evidence-based researchas it pertains to spinal disorders, arguing that the RCT is not always the optimal study design for a given research question. 
Study design in evidence-based surgery: What is the role of case-control studies?
Argues that case-control studies should become the major study design used in surgical research when RCTs are unable to be conducted. 
Surgical Treatment - Evidence Based and Problem Oriented
Complete online text in evidence-based surgical treatment. From the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
A very short history of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) with a special look at surgery
Surgery-oreineted history of EBM slide presentation from Symposium on the 10th Anniversary of the German Cochrane Centre. 
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