Clinical Research in Communicative Disorders: Principles and Strategies / Edition 3

Clinical Research in Communicative Disorders: Principles and Strategies / Edition 3

by M. N. Hegde
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890799644

ISBN-13: 9780890799642

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

This book offers the most comprehensive treatment of issues and methods of research in communicative disorders. The third edition retains the strengths of the previous editions while adding a new chapter on treatment research. This new chapter provides an overview of special issues faced by treatment researchers. It also provides a review of randomized clinical trials…  See more details below

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This book offers the most comprehensive treatment of issues and methods of research in communicative disorders. The third edition retains the strengths of the previous editions while adding a new chapter on treatment research. This new chapter provides an overview of special issues faced by treatment researchers. It also provides a review of randomized clinical trials and examines their usefulness in evaluating treatment procedures in communicative disorders.

Clinical Research in Communicative Disorders: Principles and Strategies—Third Edition includes all major group and single-subject designs and offers a comparative evaluation of different experimental design options.

Contents include:

  • Why Study Science and Research Methods?
  • An Introduction to Research: The Formal and Formative Approaches; Science and Its Basic Concepts; Treatment Research; Other Types of Research
  • Observation and Measurement, Research Designs: An Introduction; The Group Design Strategy; Single-Subject Designs
  • Generality Through Replications
  • Comparative Evaluation of Design Strategies
  • Designs Versus Paradigms in Research
  • How to Formulate Research Questions
  • How to Write Research Reports
  • How to Evaluate Research Reports
  • Ethics of Research

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890799642
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
585
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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