Review of: Foundations
of Clinical Research Applications to Practice
Authors: Portney, L.G., Watkins, M.P.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson & Prentice Hall, 2009,
hard cover, 892 pp, $71.75
Robin D. Washington, PhD, PT, CRC.
Governors State University
Washington, RD. Review of: Foundations of
Clinical Research Applications to Practice (3rd edition), by Portney, L.G.,
Watkins, M.P. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice.
Oct 2010, Volume 8 Number 4.
Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice
is the third edition written by physical
therapy professors at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston
Massachusetts. The textbook is intended as the primary textbook for
educational instruction related to research and critical thinking.
The authors intended use of this text by physical therapists,
occupational therapists, speech therapists, nursing, medicine,
exercise physiologists and other health care related disciplines.
This user-friendly textbook can be utilized by anyone interested in
step-by-step illustrations for developing, implementing and
disseminating research related activities.
and terms: clinical research, practice, application, research