Clinical Research Methods In Speech-Language Pathology And Audiology
Publish Date: 2013-04-15
Author: David Irwin;Mary Pannbacker;Norman J. Lass
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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
Use of social networking as a research database
Using single-subject design for ASD subjects
In addition, the chapter on research grants includes an updated and expanded list of potential funding sources for grant-seeking purposes, both online and text-based, for federal, foundation, association, and corporate research grants.
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.