Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice / Edition 2

Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice / Edition 2

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by Leslie Gross Portney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0838526950

ISBN-13: 2900838526957

Pub. Date: 12/17/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book serves as a comprehensive reference for a variety of research situations. This edition reflects the popular approaches to analysis and design, and addresses the focus of health-care related research through the 1990s and into the 21st century. Expanded or added topics include outcomes research and the disablement model, validity and diagnostic screening,

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This book serves as a comprehensive reference for a variety of research situations. This edition reflects the popular approaches to analysis and design, and addresses the focus of health-care related research through the 1990s and into the 21st century. Expanded or added topics include outcomes research and the disablement model, validity and diagnostic screening, meta-analysis, scales used in survey and outcomes research, logistic regression, measures of reliability, and data management to prepare for computer analysis. For those in the health professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing, and exercise physiology.

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ISBN-13:
2900838526957
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/17/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
742

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Table of Contents

Pt. IFoundations of Clinical Research1
Ch. 1A Concept of Research3
Ch. 2The Role of Theory in Clinical Research21
Ch. 3Ethical Issues in Clinical Research33
Pt. IIConcepts of Measurement47
Ch. 4Principles of Measurement49
Ch. 5Reliability61
Ch. 6Validity of Measurements79
Pt. IIIDesign111
Ch. 7The Research Question113
Ch. 8Sampling137
Ch. 9Experimental Control153
Ch. 10Experimental Design177
Ch. 11Sequential Clinical Trials203
Ch. 12Single-Subject Designs223
Ch. 13Descriptive and Exploratory Research265
Ch. 14Surveys285
Ch. 15Epidemiology317
Ch. 16Other Research Approaches345
Pt. IVAnalysis365
Ch. 17Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Variability367
Ch. 18Statistical Inference387
Ch. 19The t-Test413
Ch. 20Analysis of Variance427
Ch. 21Multiple Comparison Tests453
Ch. 22Nonparametric Tests for Group Comparisons473
App. AStatistical Tables673
App. BSummary of Statistical Procedures699
App. CPower and Sample Size705
App. DTransformation of Data731
App. ESample Informed Consent Form735
Glossary of Statistical Symbols and Abbreviations739

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Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Despite fairly benign practice examples, this text provides a thorough description of research design and basic data anaylsis strategies. The graphical depictions of study designs are especially notable.