Clinical Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Written for graduate students and practicing clinicians, this textbook, now in its second edition, provides comprehensive knowledge about understanding and conducting clinical research. Specifically, readers will learn to understand the strengths and weaknesses of different research methodologies, apply the results of research to clinical practice and decision making, and understand the importance of research ethics.
Importantly, this is the only book to take into account qualitative research and evidence-based practice, and to provide a detailed discussion of research ethics. For the second edition, the authors have updated and expanded the content. New and expanded topics include:
- HIPAA and its impact on research
- Knowledge and skills needed for evidence-based research
- Application of revised Codes of Ethics to research: AAA (2011) and ASHA (2010)
- Comparison of ASHA (2005) and (2007) levels of evidence
- Chronology of research misconduct in the United States
- Organizational support for evidence-based practice
- Framing questions: PICO and PESICO
- Research utilization
- Information literacy
- Use of social networking as a research database
- Using single-subject design for ASD subjects
With its updated content and many new features, Clinical Research Methods in speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Second Edition is an excellent choice for students and professionals seeking to increase their knowledge of of research in communication sciences and disorders.
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