Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications

Other | December 27, 2013

byRussell Carter, Russell Carter, Jay Lubinsky...

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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 Applicationsexamines 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 examplesare drawn from three major fields: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology.
  • Unique! Coverage of non-experimental researchincludes 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.
  • ExpandedSingle-Subject Designchapterprovides a more thorough explanation and examples of multiple baselines, alternating treatments, and interactions -- designs that can be use in everyday clinical practice.
  • FindingResearch Literaturechapterincludes step-by-step descriptions of literature searches within different rehab professions.
  • Student resources on a companion Evolve websiteallow you to review important concepts with exercises and discussion questions, research article analyses, and a downloadable spreadsheet.
  • Unique! NewEvidence-Based Practicechapterprovides an overview of the important concepts of EBP and the WHO model of health and disease.
  • Discussion questions on the companion Evolve websiteprovide you with ideas for further study.
  • Unique! Research article analyses on Evolveprovide more in-depth analysis and demonstrate the writing style you should employ.
  • New authors Russell Carter and Jay Lubinskybring an interdisciplinary focus and a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice.

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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 Applicationsexamines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research...

Format:OtherDimensions:512 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323290965

ISBN - 13:9780323290968

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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 PracticeNEW!

4. Finding Research Literature

5. Research Ethics

Section 2: Research Design

6. Research Paradigms

7. Variables

8. Validity

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

15. Epidemiology

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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