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Qualitative Research in Evidence-Based Rehabilitation, 1e

Qualitative Research in Evidence-Based Rehabilitation, 1e
Author: Karen Whalley Hammell PhD MSc OT(C) DipCOT
ISBN 13: 9780443072314
ISBN 10: 443072310
Edition: 1
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: 2004-01-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
List Price: $54.95

The aim of this book is to provide an inexpensive and accessible text that discusses issues of qualitative research and its potential role in enhancing the theoretical base of both occupational and physical therapy.
The comprehensive coverage is useful to students, researchers, and clinicians who seek a greater understanding of qualitative research and its use within the professions of occupational and physical therapy. As more and more clients request evidence-bases service, this resource can aid practitioners in using qualitative methods to demonstrate their effectiveness.

  • The material addresses a subject of increasing concern and relevance to therapists.
  • Thorough explanations demonstrate the relevance of qualitative research for evidence-based practice.
  • The text explores issues specific to the field of rehabilitation and focusses specifically on those important to OT and PT.
  • Information links theory, research and practice in an understandable way.
  • Resource effectively uses boxes and tables to highlight key packets of information
  • Illustrations of "real" research and practice examples aid the reader in applying their new-found knowledge to real-life issues.
  • The book is written in a readable style which makes the book accessible for students and non-academically minded practitioners.