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The Evidence-Based Practice Manual for Nurses

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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.

Audience
Student nurses and qualified nurses doing post-graduate courses, research and dissertations.

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Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5160-9

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?

    Glossary

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