Key Features

  • Synthesizing the current state of research evidence, each nursing care guideline classifies specific activities as Effective, Possibly Effective, Not Effective, or Possibly Harmful.
  • Easy-to-recognize icons for each cited study help you differentiate between findings that are based on nursing research (NR), multidisciplinary research (MR), or expert opinion (EO), or those activities that represent established standards of practice (SP).
  • Each nursing activity is rated by level of evidence, allowing you to gauge the validity of the research and weigh additional evidence you may encounter.
  • Guidelines are identified by NIC intervention labels wherever appropriate, and NOC outcome measurements are incorporated throughout.
  • An Evolve website provides additional evidence-based nursing resources.

Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations for Evidence-Based Nursing

Chapter 1 Evidence-Based Nursing – What Is It?

Chapter 2 Finding and Evaluating Research in Practice

Chapter 3 Implementing Evidence-Based Nursing in Health Care Systems

Chapter 4 Use of Evidence-Based Nursing as a Nursing Student

Chapter 5 Use of Evidence-Based Nursing as a Practicing Nurse

Part II: Guidelines for Evidence-Based Nursing

1. Abuse Protection Support

2. Active Listening

3. Anger Control Assistance

4. Animal-Assisted Therapy

5. Anxiety Reduction

6. Autogenic Training

7. Bathing

8. Bed Rest Care

9. Behavior Management: Self-Harm

10. Behavior Modification

11. Bladder Training

12. Blood Products Administration

13. Body Image Enhancement

14. Bowel Incontinence Care

15. Bowel Training

16. Cardiac Care

17. Cardiac Care: Acute

18. Cardiac Care: Rehabilitative

19. Cardiac Precautions

20. Caregiver Support

21. Cerebral Edema Management

22. Cerebral Perfusion Promotion

23. Circulatory Care: Arterial Insufficiency

24. Circulatory Care: Venous Insufficiency

25. Circulatory Precautions

26. Cognitive Stimulation

27. Communication Enhancement: Hearing Deficit

28. Communication Enhancement: Speech Deficit

29. Communication Enhancement: Visual Deficit

30. Constipation Management

31. Crisis Intervention

32. Cultural Brokerage

33. Decisional Control

34. Deep Vein Thrombosis: Prevention

35. Deep Vein Thrombosis: Treatment

36. Delirium Management

37. Dementia Management: Multisensory Therapy

38. Diarrhea Management

39. Diarrhea Management: Clostridium difficile

40. Diarrhea Management: Traveler’s Diarrhea

41. Diet Staging

42. Discharge Planning

43. D

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323059336
eBook ISBN:
9780323168076

About the authors

Betty Ackley

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; President, The Betty Ackley LLC, Jackson, MI

Gail Ladwig

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Jackson Community College; Co-Owner and Nursing Consultant, Holistic Choices; Healing Touch Practitioner, Jackson, MI

Beth Ann Swan

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate Program, Jefferson School of Nursing, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Sharon Tucker

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Administrator & Clinical Nurse Researcher, Division of Nursing Research, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN