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Chapter-06 Research Methodology in Community Physiotherapy

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Preventive Practice and Community Physiotherapy

Author
1. Rajan Pavithra
ISBN
9789352703258
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18047_7
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
10
Author Affiliations
1. University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Chapter keywords
Physiotherapy, research methodology, knowledge dissemination, parameter, statistics, pilot study, sampling, focus group discussion

Abstract

This chapter gives a general understanding of the basic concepts of research in community health. Further, the need, importance, and various methods of sampling commonly used in preventive and community physiotherapy research projects have been discussed. Designing a research study in community health and two important tools of data collection, namely questionnaires and focus group discussions are included in this chapter. In addition, the incorporation of research into clinical practice is described. After reading this chapter, the student should be able to conduct research in community health and practice evidence-based physiotherapy.

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