Clinical Research in Communication Disorders: Principles and Strategies, Fourth Edition-Original PDF

Clinical Research in Communication Disorders: Principles and Strategies, Fourth Edition-Original PDF

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By M.N. Hegde(Author), Anthony P. Salvatore(Author)

Size : 5.89 MB

This thoroughly updated fourth edition of Clinical Research in Communication Disorders: Principles and Strategies remains an instrumental resource for courses on research methods and design in communication disorders.

The book is separated into three key sections: science and the scientific methods, clinical research designs, and doing, reporting, and evaluating research. Together, these sections provide thorough coverage of both the single-subject and group design strategies along with issues of measurement; philosophy of science; ethics of research; and planning, conducting, and reporting research.

Instructors and students in communication sciences and disorders will appreciate the text s comprehensive coverage of scientific methods, group and single-subject research designs, report writing, and ethics of research in a single source.

New to the Fourth Edition

  • New coauthor, Anthony P. Salvatore, PhD
  • A new chapter on statistical analysis of research data, including several statistical techniques for single-subject research data, meta-analysis of both group and single-subject studies
  • Updated criteria for visual analysis of single-subject research data
  • New sections on translational research, qualitative research, and mixed methods research
  • Descriptions of additional research designs not included in the previous edition (e.g., the regression discontinuity design)
  • Updated information on research ethics and review of fraudulent biomedical
  • Web-based sources that monitor research fraud and recalled studies
  • Updated and expanded references throughout

Key Features

    • Chapter outlines open each chapter and provide a summary of the key topics
    • Chapter summaries recap key points in an easy-to-read bulleted format
    • End-of-chapter study guides allow readers to test their knowledge
    • Bolded key terms throughout
    • Access to a PluralPlus Companion Website with PowerPoint lecture slides for each chapter

Product Details

    • Paperback: 432 pages
    • Publisher: Plural Publishing; 4 edition (March 6, 2019)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 1635501873
    • ISBN-13: 978-1635501872