Welcome to the IDEAL Collaboration

The IDEAL Framework is for improving research in surgery, devices and non-pharmacological interventions.

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About the Collaboration

Find out about the people behind the IDEAL Collaboration

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Why we need the IDEAL Framework

Peter McCulloch talks about how we can sometimes get carried away with the enthusiasm and commercial imperatives for new surgical technologies. Such "enthusiasm bias" needs to be tempered with a rigorous framework for the evaluation of the effects of these technologies.

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15th - 16th April 2021

IDEAL Conference 2021

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Latest writing and discussion

12 April 2021

PIPAC for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis – moving on to IDEAL Stage 2b

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Robotic Surgery team, by Army Medicine, licensed under CC BY 2.0

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The IDEAL Collaboration thrives through an international network of clinicians, researchers, policymakers and members of the public. We need your help to improve the quality of research. Sign up for our email newsletter or join the network.

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