cover image - Rehabilitation Research,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455759798
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $78.95

Rehabilitation Research, 5th Edition

by Russell Carter, EdD, PT and Jay Lubinsky, PhD, CCC-A/SLP
cover image - Rehabilitation Research,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455759798
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $78.95
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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
  • 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
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