Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses : Appraisal and Application of Research

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-17
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practicep. 1
What Is Evidence-Based Practice?p. 3
Using Evidence through Collaboration to Promote Excellence in Nursing Practicep. 33
Acquisition of Knowledgep. 55
Identifying Research Questionsp. 57
Finding Sources of Evidencep. 75
Linking Theory, Research, and Practicep. 105
Persuasionp. 121
Quantitative Designs: Using Numbers to Provide Evidencep. 123
Qualitative Designs: Using Words to Provide Evidencep. 159
Collecting Evidencep. 187
Using Samples to Provide Evidencep. 213
Other Sources of Evidencep. 235
Decisionp. 251
What Do the Quantitative Data Mean?p. 253
What Do the Qualitative Data Mean?p. 295
Weighing In on the Evidencep. 315
Implementationp. 333
Transitioning Evidence to Practicep. 335
Developing Oneself as an Innovatorp. 363
Confirmationp. 383
Evaluating Outcomes of Innovationsp. 385
Sharing the Insights with Othersp. 399
Indexp. 419
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