FOCUS - Technical Brief Number 19: Getting Published and Having an Impact: Turning Rehabilitation Research Results Into Gold

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Authors: Marcel P. J. M. Dijkers, PhD, FACRM, Margaret Brown, PhD, Wayne A. Gordon, PhD, FACRM

Price: Available free online
• Published: 2008    • 16 pages   

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This FOCUS, authored by Drs. Marcel Dijkers, Margaret Brown, and Wayne Gordon from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York, suggests strategies that rehabilitation researchers can use to maximize their work—turning "research results into gold." In the disability and rehabilitation research community, it is important for researchers to be cognizant of how published results of research studies can facilitate or limit their use in answering important evidence-based questions.