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Qualitative research for occupational and physical therapists : a practical guide /
Christine Carpenter, Melinda Suto.
imprint
Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
description
xiii, 185 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1405144351 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781405144353 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
isbn
1405144351 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781405144353 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Qualitative research in the rehabilitation context -- Why choose qualitative research in rehabilitation? -- Developing a research plan -- Using methodological theory in planning qualitative research -- Involving participants and data collection methods -- Managing qualitative data -- Analyzing qualitative data -- Writing and disseminating qualitative research -- Ensuring the quality of qualitative research -- Developments in qualitative research.
catalogue key
6757867
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Melinda Suto is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia in Canada.
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Long Description
"Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapists" is a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation. The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
Main Description
Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapists is a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation. The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
Main Description
Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapistsis a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation. The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
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"Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapists" is a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation.Carpenter and Suto address the specific needs of the therapy professions by examining the unique challenges of conducting qualitative research in community and institutional rehabilitation settings. Whilst grounded in contemporary literature, the book puts theory into action with examples of research and a demonstration of how such studies have directly influenced rehabilitation practice.The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
Back Cover Copy
Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapists is a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation. Carpenter and Suto address the specific needs of the therapy professions by examining the unique challenges of conducting qualitative research in community and institutional rehabilitation settings. Whilst grounded in contemporary literature, the book puts theory into action with examples of research and a demonstration of how such studies have directly influenced rehabilitation practice. The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This guide focuses on conducting research with 'real' people in rehabilitation settings. It assists in the definition of research problems in rehabilitation for qualitative research enquiry, encourages the identification of processes involved in research and study design, and highlights ethical issues.
Back Cover Copy
Qualitative Research for Occupational and Physical Therapists is a practical guide for students and professionals in rehabilitation intended to encourage their active engagement with this major approach to research design and implementation.Carpenter and Suto address the specific needs of the therapy professions by examining the unique challenges of conducting qualitative research in community and institutional rehabilitation settings. Whilst grounded in contemporary literature, the book puts theory into action with examples of research and a demonstration of how such studies have directly influenced rehabilitation practice.The book covers the entire research process from the initial preparation through to implementing, interpreting, disseminating, and ensuring the quality of qualitative research.
Table of Contents
Author informationp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Qualitative research in the rehabilitation contextp. 1
Why choose qualitative research in rehabilitation?p. 21
Developing a research planp. 40
Using methodological theory in planning qualitative researchp. 60
Involving participants and data collection methodsp. 77
Managing qualitative datap. 98
Analyzing qualitative datap. 113
Writing and disseminating qualitative researchp. 132
Ensuring the quality of qualitative researchp. 147
Developments in qualitative researchp. 165
Indexp. 183
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