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By Leslie G. Portney DPT PhD FAPTA, Mary P. Watkins DPT MS

Draw upon the rules priceless for locating and analyzing examine proof throughout all healthcare professions.

Revised to mirror the most up-tp-date alterations within the box of scientific learn in rehabilitation and medication, you’ll discover a transforming into emphasis on evidence-based perform (EBP) in addition to new vocabulary that's being built-in into learn and perform throughout disciplines.

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77 Experimental and Nonexperimental Research Another common classification defines research as either experimental or nonexperi­ mental. Experimental research refers to investigations where the researcher manipu­ lates and controls one or more variables and observes the resultant variation in other variables. The major purpose of an experiment is to compare conditions or intervention groups, to suggest cause-and-effect relationships. Nonexperimental research refers to investigations that are generally more descriptive or exploratory in nature and that do not exhibit direct control over the studied variables.

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