Essentials of Rehabilitation Research: A Statistical Guide to Clinical Practice
Author: Richard P. Di Fabio
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Release Date: September 07, 2012
Enhance your clinical practice and your understanding of rehabilitation literature through applied statistics! Step-by-step, this interactive learning experience makes clinically relevant statistical procedures easier to understand, organize, interpret, and use when evaluating patients and the effectiveness of your practice. Only statistical procedures with direct clinical application have been selected to guide you through patient assessments, selecting the best tools for your practice, enhancing your understanding of predicting prognosis and responders to treatment, and outlining a method to critique clinical practice guidelines. With this reader-friendly, real-world approach you ll be able to meet the need for evidence to support your practice, gain a deeper understanding of clinical research, and systematically evaluate patient outcomes. In addition to a great text, you ll also find video tutorials on the CD-ROM included FREE in every book. These videos are step-by-step guides through statistical analysis exercises using data sets that are also included. Each data set contains hypothetical patient data that is similar to real rehabilitation research. You ll know when to use the CD-ROM when you see the special callout boxes throughout the text. The CD-ROM will guide you through clinical exercises that simplify the use of statistical software programs including Excel, NCSS, and SPSS in addition to others.