Research and Evaluation, incorporating ASERNIP-S


Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.



We conduct health technology assessments (HTA) and provide recommendations to health care decision-makers so that they can make informed decisions.

Our main products include;


Rapid reviews,

Systematic reviews, and

Other research

Our core skills and resources are provided below.


A) For example, PRISMA Statement, Cochrane Review Manual and NHMRC Systematic Review Guidelines.

B) For example, CONSORT Statement and STROBE Statement.

C) For example, searches of bibliographic database, such as PubMed, EMBASE, Medline, York CRD, CINAHL and The Cochrane Library.

D) For example, by using quality appraisal tools such as AGREE Instrument and AMSTAR.

E) For example, Australian Clinical Trials Database and U. S. National Institutes of Health Clinical Trials.

F) Meta-analysis and quantitative data synthesis.

Last update: 03-08-2017