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This book provides practical ways for nurses to develop competency in evidence-based practice (EBP) by effectively using and appraising clinical studies. In this single, introductory volume, Mateo, and Kirchhoff present everything that advanced practice nurses and graduate students need to know to translate clinical research into practice.
Table of Contents
|Evidence-Based Practice||p. 1|
|Overview of Evidence-Based Practice||p. 3|
|General Searching: Finding Research Reports||p. 13|
|Research and the Mandate for Evidence-Based Practice, Quality, and Patient Safety||p. 43|
|Building Blocks for Evidence||p. 71|
|Appraising a Single Research Article||p. 73|
|Identifying a Focus of Study||p. 87|
|Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks||p. 105|
|Quantitative Designs||p. 115|
|Qualitative Research for Nursing Practice||p. 129|
|Sampling Methods||p. 155|
|Designing Questionnaires and Data Collection Forms||p. 167|
|Physiological Data Collection Methods||p. 187|
|Psychosocial Data Collection Methods||p. 211|
|Analyzing Quantitative Data||p. 225|
|Using Available Evidence||p. 247|
|Systematic Reviews||p. 249|
|Finding and Appraising Clinical Practice Guidelines||p. 267|
|Program Evaluation||p. 287|
|Implementing Evidence-Based Practice||p. 329|
|Evaluating the Impact of EBP and Communicating Results||p. 361|
|Cost as a Dimension of Evidence-Based Practice||p. 363|
|Outcomes Evaluation||p. 387|
|Ethical Aspects of a Study||p. 407|
|Communicating Research Through Oral Presentations||p. 427|
|Reporting Results Through Publication||p. 441|
|Preparing Families for Withdrawal||p. 457|
|Iowa EBP Policy Sample||p. 461|
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