Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings (Hardback)
  • Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings (Hardback)

Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings (Hardback)

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Hardback 382 Pages / Published: 21/09/2005
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Clinically oriented professionals and students need to understand and evaluate the research and statistics in professional articles, especially given today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. This book demonstrates how the research approach and design help determine the appropriate statistical analysis. Understanding and Evaluating Research in Applied and Clinical Settings features:
*short, independent, chapters that do not have to be read in order;
*a guide to understanding why a particular statistic was selected;
*an emphasis on effects sizes including measures of risk potency;
*numerous cross-disciplinary examples to illustrate the material; and
*methods to help determine practical and clinical significance and their relation to meta-analysis and evidence-based practice.

This book is intended for practitioners and students in psychology, education, counseling, mental and allied health, nursing, and medicine, and as a text for courses on understanding research methods and statistics.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780805853315
Number of pages: 382
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 29 mm


"...Useful for...masters level students in...psychology, counseling...social work, nursing...special education...medical students...and family physicians....Accrediting bodies for residencies are adding a requirement for critical appraisal of research-this book would be perfect for courses to meet that requirement."

-Mina K. Dulcan, M.D.
Northwestern University and Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago

"Practitioners are being held accountable for utilizing current research findings to enhance practice outcomes. This book can help them do that."

-Maura MacPhee, RN, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia, Canada

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