Rehabilitation Research - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Rehabilitation Research - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 5th Edition


Find out how to use evidence to improve your practice! Thoroughly covering the full range of rehabilitation research with a clear, easy-to-understand approach, Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications, 5th Edition will help you analyze and apply research to practice. It examines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research, single-subject designs, outcomes research, and survey research. Ideal for students and practitioners in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and communication sciences and disorders, this user-friendly resource emphasizes evidence-based practice and the development of true scientist-practitioners.

    • Evidence-Based Practice chapter provides an overview of the important concepts of EBP and the WHO model of health and disease.
    • Interdisciplinary author team consisting of a PT and an ASHA dually-certified SLP/AUD brings an interdisciplinary focus and a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice.
    • Discipline-specific examples are drawn from three major fields: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and communication sciences and disorders.
    • Coverage of nonexperimental research includes chapters on clinical case studies and qualitative research, so you understand a wide range of research methods and when it is most appropriate to use each type.
    • Finding Research Literature chapter includes step-by-step descriptions of literature searches within different rehabilitation professions.
      • NEW! Completely updated evidence-based content and references makes the information useful for both students and rehab practitioners.
      • UPDATED! Expanded Single-Subject Designs chapter provides a more thorough explanation and examples of withdrawal, multiple baselines, alternating treatments, and interactions - designs that you can use in everyday clinical practice.
      Section 1: Research Fundamentals
      1. Rehabilitation Research
      2. Theory in Rehabilitation Research
      3. Evidence-Based Practice
      4. Finding Research Literature
      5. Research Ethics
      Section 2: Research Design
      6. Research Paradigms
      7. Variables
      8. Research Validity
      9. Selection and Assignment of Participants
      Section 3: Experimental Designs
      10. Group Designs
      11. Single-Subject Designs
      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
      Elizabeth Domholdt, EdD, PT, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Physical Therapy, The College of St. Scholastica,
      Duluth, Minnesota, Russell Carter, EdD, PT, Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, Governors State University, University Park, IL and Jay Lubinsky, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Disorders, Governors State University, University Park, IL