Understanding And Evaluating Research in Applied Clinical Settings
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.
Morgan, George A.; Gliner, Jeffrey A.; Harmon, Robert J.; Kraemer, H. C.; Leech, Nancy L.; and Vaske, J. J., "Understanding And Evaluating Research in Applied Clinical Settings" (2005). RSEM Faculty Bookshelf. 25.