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Book
Understanding And Evaluating Research in Applied Clinical Settings
RSEM Faculty Bookshelf
  • George A. Morgan
  • Jeffrey A. Gliner
  • Robert J. Harmon
  • H. C. Kraemer
  • Nancy L. Leech, School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver
  • J. J. Vaske
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2005
Abstract
About this book: 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.
Citation Information
George A. Morgan, Jeffrey A. Gliner, Robert J. Harmon, H. C. Kraemer, et al.. Understanding And Evaluating Research in Applied Clinical Settings. (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nancy-leech/59/