The Evidence-Based Practice Manual for Nurses
with Pageburst online access
- Jean Craig, MSc,PhD, RSCN, RGN, Research Advisor, NIHR Research Design Service for the East of England (Norfolk and Suffolk), Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
- Rosalind Smyth, MA, MBBS, MD, MRCP, DCH, FRCPCH, Brough Professor of Paediatric Medicine, University of Liverpool Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK
The Evidence-based Practice Manual successfully breaks down the skills for evidence-based nursing into manageable components. The reader will learn how to find, critically read and interpret a range of research studies, and will discover optimal approaches to helping patients reach decisions that are informed by the best-available evidence. The more-strategic concepts of developing an organisational evidence-based culture and making evidence-based changes at organisational level are the focus of the final section.
Student nurses and qualified nurses doing post-graduate courses, research and dissertations.
- Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
- ISBN: 978-0-7020-5160-9
Table of Contents
Section 1 The context for evidence-based practice
1 Evidence-based practice in nursing
Section 2 Skills for evidence-based practice
2 How to ask the right question
3 Searching the literature
4 Using evidence from qualitative studies
5 Using evidence from quantitative studies
6 Using evidence from systematic reviews
7 Evidence-based guidelines
8 Using research evidence in making clinical decisions with individual patients
Section 3 The process of changing practice
9 Using research evidence to change how services are delivered
10 How can we develop an evidence-based culture?