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?

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Details

No. of pages:
398
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702063145
Electronic ISBN:
9780702046681
Print ISBN:
9780702041938

About the editors