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    The utility of meta-analysis in the determination of efficacy of treatment in aphasia: a reply to Robey (1994)

    Nye, C. and Lorch, Marjorie and Whurr, R. (1997) The utility of meta-analysis in the determination of efficacy of treatment in aphasia: a reply to Robey (1994). Brain and Language 57 (2), pp. 280-282. ISSN 0093-934X.

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    Abstract

    In response to Robey (1994) we argue that his judgment of our study and conclusions (Whurr, Lorch, & Nye, 1992) are inaccurate. We point out that our study was in fact an analysis of the effects of treatment for aphasic patients. Further, the results obtained in Robey's analysis, though obtained via a different strategy of analysis, yielded essentially the same degree of overall treatment outcome effect. Thus, we conclude that while Robey does provide a different model of effect size data organization and measurement, the results are no different and do not in fact contradict our data.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2011 09:06
    Last Modified: 11 Oct 2016 13:49
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4150

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