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Evidence-based practice for nurses : appraisal and application of research /
edited by Nola A. Schmidt, Janet M. Brown.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012.
description
xxiii, 522 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1449624073 (pbk.), 9781449624071 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012.
isbn
1449624073 (pbk.)
9781449624071 (pbk.)
contents note
What is evidence based practice? / by Nola Schmidt and Janet Brown -- Using evidence through collaboration to promote excellence in nursing practice / by Emily Griffin and Marita Titler -- Identifying research questions -- Finding sources of evidence -- Linking theory, research, and practice -- Quantitative designs : using numbers to provide evidence -- Qualitative designs : using words to provide evidence -- Collecting evidence -- Using samples to provide evidence -- Other sources of evidence -- What do the quantitative data mean? -- What do the qualitative data mean? -- Weighing in on the evidence -- Transitioning evidence to practice -- Developing oneself as an innovator -- Evaluating outcomes of innovations -- Sharing the insights with others.
catalogue key
7454715
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reference & Research Book News, April 2011
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Main Description
Doody's Review Service - 5 Stars!The Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to serve as the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. Based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), each unit is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. This unique organizational approach combined with updated case studies and ethical principles allows the research process to be tangible and linked with strategies that promote advancement.
Main Description
Doody's Review Service - 5 Stars!The Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to serve as the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. Based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), each unit is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. This unique organizational approach combined with updated case studies and ethical principles allows the research process to be tangible and linked with strategies that promote advancement. Fully Integrated with Dynamic Technology Solutions!Perfect for nursing research or role development courses, the Second Edition is the cornerstone of a complete teaching and learning system. Authoritative content from the text has been supplemented with a host of online resources that reinforce evidence-based practice and strategies for a truly interactive and engaging learning experience. Web site icons within the text indicate when students should navigate to the companion Web site to engage in online activities that will strengthen their understanding of how to apply evidence at the point of care.
Main Description
The Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to serve as the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. Based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), each unit is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. This unique organizational approach combined with updated case studies and ethical principles allows the research process to be tangible and linked with strategies that promote advancement. Fully Integrated with Dynamic Technology Solutions!Perfect for nursing research or role development courses, the Second Edition is the cornerstone of a complete teaching and learning system. Authoritative content from the text has been supplemented with a host of online resources that reinforce evidence-based practice and strategies for a truly interactive and engaging learning experience. Web site icons within the text indicate when students should navigate to the companion Web site to engage in online activities that will strengthen their understanding of how to apply evidence at the point of care.

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