Our next international cohort study launches soon GlobalSurg 3 – Quality and outcomes after cancer surgery; a prospective, international cohort study
This study will be open to all hospitals performing surgery for breast, gastric and colorectal surgery, anywhere in the world.
Data collection will be by teams of 3 collaborators in 4 week periods between April and October 2018. Data collection can be performed by anyone from medical students upwards. All collaborators receive authorship on any publications from the study
If you would like to register for GlobalSurg 3, you will need an ORCID ID first. ORCID gives every researcher a unique digital identifier which will make registering for GlobalSurg 3 simpler and, importantly, will make the authorship list generated at the end of study more accurate If you do not have an ORCID ID, please sign up for one here
Registrations for GlobalSurg 3 will open later this month
Did you know you can explore the GlobalSurg 2 data set using our online data visualisation application?
The GlobalSurg 2 paper published last month by Lancet Infectious Diseases has generated huge interest. The manuscript was the most read article of the last 30 days on the Lancet Infectious Diseases website; the story was picked up by more than 30 news outlets around the world and now has over 1000 Tweets
You can read more about the coverage, including television and radio interviews, on our blog
Could you be a GlobalSurg National Lead?
GlobalSurg are now recruiting National Leads for GlobalSurg 3. The role of National Lead involves setting up the study and co-ordinating teams of collaborators at multiple hospitals in your country.
National Leads receive citation on papers arising from the study
If you would be interested in acting as a GlobalSurg National Lead for GS 3 please contact us via our website
Use our map to check if your country is part of GlobalSurg – we’re particularly keen to hear from you if your country is not yet represented in GlobalSurg
Please forward to this email to colleagues all around the world
LifeBox Surgical Instrument Survey Do you work in a low- or middle-income country, or have recent operating room experience at a hospital in this setting?Could we ask for your help completing our short survey for the Lifebox Foundation charity on surgical instruments in lower-resource countries
The survey is aimed at all operating room staff, including surgeons, nurses, anaesthetists, obstetricians, and general practitioners undertaking surgery, especially those involved in laparotomy procedures and cesarean sections.
If you would like to read more about the project, or make a donation to support this work, please visit the Lifebox website: http://www.lifebox.org/instruments/.
Many thanks in advance for your help and support.