Vol. 8 No. 4      ISSN 1540-580X  

Review of: Foundations of Clinical Research Applications to Practice
(3rd edition)

Authors: Portney, L.G., Watkins, M.P.

Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson & Prentice Hall, 2009, hard cover, 892 pp, $71.75

Reviewed By
Robin D. Washington, PhD, PT, CRC. 
Governors State University 
United States

CITATION: 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.

Keywords and terms: clinical research, practice, application, research

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