Indian Orthopedic Research Group - introduction
Orthopedics as a branch has developed in recent past in leaps and bounds because of new challenges and avenues opened by active research in the field of orthopedics India in particular and Indian sub-continent as a whole has lagged behind in this field of evidence based clinical orthopedic research. IORG is a humble atempt to promote orthopedic research in our country.Vision
To create an Indian orthopedic academic network providing boost to the orthopedic and related research in India.Aims
IORG is dedicated to promotion of evidence based clinical orthopedic research in India.
IORG advocates for increased resources for research, and increases awareness in Indian orthopedic community of the impact of orthopedic research.
- To develop a group of scholar-activists in study of orthopedics and related research in India.
- To foster academic and professional contacts and co-operation towards attaining the above goal
- To undertake and promote publications in the subject of orthopedics and related research.
- Bringing together of likeminded scholars and academics and maintaining a distinctive group character
- Develop programs to educate interested surgeons in the concepts of successful orthopedic research endeavors.
- The vast knowledge gathered through experience by our Indian surgeons has only anecdotal reference in world literature. IORG wishes to convert these anecdotes into evidence based studies
IORG is dedicated to promotion of evidence based clinical orthopedic research in India.IORG advocates for increased resources for research, and increases awareness in indian orthopedic community of the impact of orthopedic research.
Collaborative Orthopaedic Research
research articles provide a method for scientists to communicate with
other scientists about the results of their research. Scientific
articles are typically co-written by labs or by a group of colleagues,
because most experiments cannot be done by just one person; scientific
discoveries are now typically made by several or many people
Unfortunately, the number of scientific orthopaedic publications originating from India in peer-reviewed international journals have been few and far between. This may be due to:
- Poor clinical data collection, storage and retrival
- Improper methodology in data collection
- Improper study design
- Lack of access to peer reviewed international journals
- Lack of proper lab and research facilities
- Lack of dedicated biostatistical staff to process the collected data
IORG aims to encourage changes that will foster the development of collaborative writing and research. We aim to collaborate with orthopaedic departments and individual orthopaedic surgeons to help them design, implement, and publish the results of scientific studies which can be undertaken using their present patient population.
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