Clinical Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Third Edition
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David L. Irwin, Norman J. Lass, Mary Pannbacker, 

Mary Ellen Tekieli Koay, Jennifer S. Whited

Details: 338 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Hardcover, 7 x 10"
ISBN13: 978-1-63550-101-8
Release Date: 17/01/2019


Now in its third edition, Clinical Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is a valuable and comprehensive resource for understanding and conducting clinical research in communication sciences and disorders.

Graduate students and practicing clinicians will benefit from the text's detailed coverage of various research topics. Specifically, readers will learn 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.

Clinical Research Methods is the only text to take into account qualitative research and evidence-based practice, and to provide a detailed discussion of research ethics.

Key Features

  • Chapters begin with an outline of covered topics and learning objectives
  • End-of-chapter discussion questions apply concepts and incorporate real-life research situations
  • Numerous tables and charts display critical models and research procedures

New to the Third Edition

  • New co-authors, Mary Ellen Koay, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA, and Jennifer S. Whited, PhD, CCC-SLP, bring new and extensive research experiences to the team of authors
  • Expanded discussion of qualitative research methods
  • Additional and updated examples of mixed method designs published in speech-language pathology
  • Updated list of databases and sources for research in communication sciences and disorders
  • Updated references throughout, including many ASHA and AAA Codes of Ethics
  • Access to a PluralPlus companion website for instructors with PowerPoint lecture slides for every chapter