Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Second Edition of this best-selling book is a user friendly guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. Real life examples assist readers in actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers to implementation of evidence based care.
This edition contains a new chapter on implementing evidence in clinical settings and emphasizes all the steps needed in making evidence based practice part of a sustainable healthcare culture. Web alerts direct readers to Internet resources to further develop evidence based practice knowledge and skills.
A bound-in CD-ROM contains checklists and other guides to aid readers in formulating clinical questions and appraising various types of quantitative and qualitative evidence.
‘’Knowing what questions to ask, how to evaluate the responses, and provide effective assessments are important for every healthcare professional.’’ - Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, VADM, USPHS United States Surgeon General