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Health-Related Professions/ Allied Health > Occupational Therapy
Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies
DePoy, Elizabeth
ISBN 13: 
9780323261715
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780323068543
ISBN 10: 
032326171X
Category: 
Occupational Therapy
Edition: 
5
Publisher: 
Elsevier Health Science
Format: 
Paperback
NLM: 
[DNLM: 1.Research Design]
Doody’s Core Title Rating: 
2.3 [Occupational Therapy]
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
Mosby
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
416
Weight: 
1.06
Retail Price: 
74.95
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0
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Synopsis:

Bridge the gap between research and practice with Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 5th Edition. This easy-to-read edition covers all the major research design strategies: qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic, experimental-type, and mixed method. And with the text's up-to-date research information and references, you will have a solid foundation from which to critique and understand research designs and their applications to healthcare and human service settings.

  • Case examples provide real-life snapshots of what it is like to participate in different types of research processes, identify research dilemmas relevant to chapter subjects, and alert you to problems you might encounter.
  • Authors make the topics more accessible, so research becomes more relevant - and topics come to life.
  • Covers experimental-type, naturalistic, and mixed method design strategies to improve your ability to compare, contrast, and integrate different methods.
  • Presents complex information clearly in a highly readable, and easy-to-understand, manner.
  • Includes detailed discussions of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a unique and balanced focus that makes this text more comprehensive than others in its field.
  • NEW! Up-to-date research methods, strategies, and references, like digital sources, visual methods, and geographical analysis, give you the latest information on research in diverse areas of health and human services.

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