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Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare 1 edition

Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk

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Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare
a guide to best practice
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt

Published 2005 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Making the case for evidence-based practice
Asking compelling clinical questions
Finding relevant evidence
Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision-making
Critically appraising quantitative evidence
Critically appraising qualitative evidence
Patient concerns, choices, and clinical judgment in evidence-based practice
Using models and strategies for evidence-based practice
Using evidence-based practice guidelines: tools for improving practice
Generating evidence through quantitative research
Generating evidence through qualitative research
Generating evidence through outcomes management
Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and outcomes management
Disseminating evidence
Teaching evidence-based practice
Creating a vision: motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals and organizations
Evidence to guide best practice
Best evidence to guide clinical practice with adults in acute and critical care
Best evidence to guide clinical practice with adults in primary care
Best evidence to guide clinical practice with aging adults
Best evidence to guide clinical practice in emergency and trauma care
Best evidence to guide clinical practice with high-risk children and youth
Best evidence to guide clinical practice in psychiatric mental health

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

System requirements for accompanying disk: Windows 98 SE, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, or XP ; Pentium 300 MHz processor ; 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended) ; 12X CD-ROM drive ; SVGA monitor ; Windows-compatible sound card ; Windows-compatible pointing device

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Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare


Library of Congress
RT42 .M44 2005

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xxvi, 608 p. :
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