Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications / Edition 4by Russell Carter, Elizabeth Domholdt, Jay Lubinsky
Pub. Date: 10/21/2010
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Covering the full range of rehabilitation research with a clear, easy-to-understand approach, this resource will help you analyze and apply research to practice. Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications examines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research, single-system/b>… See more details below
Covering the full range of rehabilitation research with a clear, easy-to-understand approach, this resource will help you analyze and apply research to practice. Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications examines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research, single-system design, outcomes research, and survey research. Clinical case studies and references will enhance your skills as a scientist-practitioner. Written by noted educators Russell Carter and Jay Lubinsky, this book emphasizes evidence-based practice within physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitation professions.
- Discipline-specific examples are drawn from three major fields: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology.
- Unique! Coverage of non-experimental research includes chapters on clinical case reports and qualitative research, so you can understand a wide range of research methods and when it is most appropriate to use each type.
- Expanded Single-Subject Design chapter provides a more thorough explanation and examples of multiple baselines, alternating treatments, and interactions designs that can be use in everyday clinical practice.
- Finding Research Literature chapter includes step-by-step descriptions of literature searches within different rehab professions.
- Student resources on a companion Evolve website allow you to review important concepts with exercises and discussion questions, research article analyses, and a downloadable spreadsheet.
- Unique! New Evidence-Based Practice chapter provides an overview of the important concepts of EBP and the WHO model of health and disease.
- Discussion questions on the companion Evolve website provide you with ideas for further study.
- Unique! Research article analyses on Evolve provide more in-depth analysis and demonstrate the writing style you should employ.
- New authors Russell Carter and Jay Lubinsky bring an interdisciplinary focus and a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice.
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Table of Contents
Section 1: Fundamentals of Research for Students and Everyday Practitioners
1. Rehabilitation Research
2. Theory in Rehabilitation Research
3. Evidence-Based Practice NEW!
4. Finding Research Literature
5. Research Ethics
Section 2: Research Design
6. Research Paradigms
9. Selection and Assignment of Participants
Section 3: Experiments in Rehabilitation Research
10. Group Designs
11. Single-Subject Design
Section 4: Nonexperimental Research for Rehabilitation
12. Overview of Nonexperimental Research
13. Clinical Case Reports
Section 5: Research Beyond the Everyday
14. Qualitative Research
16. Outcomes Research
17. Survey Research
Section 6: Measurement
18. Measurement Theory
19. Methodological Research
Section 7: Data Analysis
20. Statistical Reasoning
21. Statistical Analysis of Differences: The Basics
22. Statistical Analysis of Differences: Advanced
23. Statistical Analysis of Relationships: The Basics
24. Statistical Analysis of Relationships: Advanced
Section 8: Being a Consumer of Research
25. Evaluating Evidence One Article at a Time
26. Synthesizing Bodies of Evidence
Section 9: Implementing Research
27. Implementing a Research Project
28. Publishing and Presenting Research
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