The Evidence-Based Practice Manual for Nurses

3rd Edition

with Pageburst online access

Authors:

  • Jean Craig
  • Rosalind Smyth
  • Key Features

    • Step-by-step guide to finding, appraising and applying research evidence in nursing
    • Teaches skills for successfully reviewing published literature:
      • formulating a focused question
      • developing a search strategy for efficient retrieval of relevant studies
      • appraising the retrieved studies

    • All examples are relevant to nurses and nursing
    • Reflects contemporary nursing issues

    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?

    Glossary

    Details

    No. of pages:
    398
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702041938
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702046681