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This first edition research book is specifically geared toward rehab professionals, including physical therapists and athletic trainers. It brings clinical application into the interpretation of evidence-based research, which is missing from many of the books on the market. As practicing according to evidence becomes increasingly important, an ability to interpret and apply knowledge for use in the clinical setting will be crucial.
Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH
Chapter 1. Research: An Overview Chapter 2. How to Read Research: Evaluating Research Articles Chapter 3. Evidence-Based Clinical Practice: Distinguishing Best Practices Chapter 4. EBM: An Historical Perspective Chapter 5. Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research and Clinical Practice
Part II: SEEKING ANSWERS: HOW THE QUESTION DRIVES THE METHODS
Chapter 6. Finding the Evidence: Informational Sources, Search Strategies and Critical Appraisal Chapter 7. The Hierarchy of Evidence Chapter 8. Qualitative Inquiry Chapter 9. Quantitative Inquiry Chapter 10. Validity and Reliability Chapter 11. Tests of Comparison Chapter 12. Measures of Association
Part III: CLINICAL RESEARCH: DIAGNOSIS, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT
Chapter 13. Evaluation and Diagnosis: Research Methods and Data Analysis Chapter 14. Screening and Prevention of Illnesses and Injuries: Research Methods and Data Analysis Chapter 15. Treatment Outcomes Across the Disablement Spectrum Chapter 16. Treatment Outcomes: Research Methods and Data Analysis Chapter 17. Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Prediction Rules Chapter 18. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Part IV: DISSEMINATION OF RESEARCH
Chapter 19. Presenting of Findings Chapter 20. Writing the Funding Proposal
Part V: INTEGRATING EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE INTO THE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Chapter 21. Evidence in Learning and Teaching Chapter 22. The Clinical Experience