Evidence based Practice in Nursing Healthcare

Evidence based Practice in Nursing   Healthcare Author Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
ISBN-10 9781605477787
Release 2011
Pages 599
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Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt are creators of the ARCC (Advancing Research and Clinical practice through close Collaboration) Model, an innovative strategy for implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice in healthcare systems. The ARCC Model is cited as an exemplar of education in evidence-based practice in the Board on Health Care Services and the Institute of Medicine's book, Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality. "McInyk and Fineout-Overholt's book should be required reading in all graduate programs. Their text has provided a blueprint for the future of nursing practice and a rigorously substantiated and clearly described means for clinicians, educators, and administrators to participate in improving quality of care." Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor University of Maryland School of Nursing "Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice has been instrumental in developing a culture of evidence-based practice at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. It is fundamental to our curriculum provided to all levels of staff, from new graduate nurses to the highest levels of hospital leadership." Dr. Patricia Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dr. Gail Rea, RN, PhD, CNE, Dr. Karen Balakas, RN, PhD, CNE, Jennifer Williams, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, Elizabeth Pratt, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC Evidence Equals Excellence group at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish School of Nursing at Goldfarb Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice is an exemplary text that spans the continuum of nursing evidence to support best practice. Utilizing this text with undergraduate, RN to BSN, and graduate nursing students, it is the ONLY text that demonstrates how to retrieve, read, and analyze evidence whether it is published as an individual study, systematic review, meta-analysis, best practice guideline, or outcomes management report. Students learn how to utilize multiple complex databases and websites as they move through each chapter. And, they experience dissemination of evidence through the development of presentations, publications, posters, and grants. This is truly a remarkable book that embraces evidence as the basis for nursing practice and patient-centered care and safety. Having used this text with more than 1000 students over the past five years, I can honestly say that I have found no other text that facilitates learning and development of clinical judgment that is grounded in valid, reliable, and applicable evidence. This is a keeper! Alice E. Dupler, JD, APRN-BC Clinical Associate Professor Washington State University College of Nursing "I have used the book since I developed the Evidence-based Practice course for our College of Nursing in Fall 2007. It was the first course of its kind at Indiana State University. It has been well received and the preferred course for all nursing graduate students for completion of their final scholarly projects. The text was essential in developing the course and provides the foundation and guidance that the students need to develop their Evidence Based Practice projects...the students love the text!" Susan Eley PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor Director FNP Program Indiana State University



Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare Author Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ph.D. RN
ISBN-10 1451190948
Release 2014-09-19
Pages 656
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A thoroughly updated edition of this best-selling book is a user-friendly guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare.



BOOK ALONE Evidence Based Practice for Nurses

BOOK ALONE   Evidence Based Practice for Nurses Author Nola Schmidt
ISBN-10 9780763794675
Release 2011-02-05
Pages 526
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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.



Evidence based Nursing

Evidence based Nursing Author Alba DiCenso
ISBN-10 0323025919
Release 2005
Pages 600
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Accompanying CD-ROM has the full text of the book in electronic format with linking, classification, and coding, with filtering, keyword searching, and the option to rearrange content.



Statistics for Evidence Based Practice in Nursing

Statistics for Evidence Based Practice in Nursing Author Assistant Professor Mennonite College of Nursing Illinois State University Normal Illinois Myoung Jin Kim
ISBN-10 9781449645687
Release 2013-01-22
Pages 396
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Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing is an accessible and comprehensive learning tool for nurses returning to graduate school or in a professional role. Peer reviewed and course tested, this text presents statistics in a readable, user-friendly format to meet the learning needs of students. The text includes key terms, critical thinking questions, and case studies incorporating research and evidence-based practice to help nurses connect statistics with everyday work in the healthcare field. Key Features: * Screenshots throughout each chapter guide students through applying statistics using SPSS * Key terms serve as a tool to guide and focus study * Critical Thinking Questions allow students to apply what they have learned * Self-Quizzes reinforce key concepts at the end of each chapter Accompanied by Instructor Resources: * Save time with a Test Bank * Plan classroom lectures using PowerPoint Presentations created for each chapter * Review answers to Critical Thinking Questions and Self-Quizzes found in the text



Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence based Practice

Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence based Practice Author Stephanie Poe
ISBN-10 9781930538917
Release 2010
Pages 279
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Practice based on evidence requires a fundamental change in the way that nurse leaders and staff think about practice and the practice environment. Evidence-based practice, or EBP, promotes improved interventions, care, and patient outcomes. Translating evidence-based findings into practice can be challenging. Using practical and clearly defined approaches, Johns Hopkins Nursing evidence-based Practice: Implementation and Translation provides a road map for instituting best practices.



Translation of Evidence Into Nursing and Health Care Practice

Translation of Evidence Into Nursing and Health Care Practice Author Kathleen M. White
ISBN-10 9780826106155
Release 2011-08-24
Pages 263
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Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Author Allison J. Terry
ISBN-10 9781449675424
Release 2011-05-27
Pages 512
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Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice is a user-friendly guide that offers DNP students a step-by-step method to implement clinically-based research. Designed specifically for DNP courses, it introduces a new, streamlined approach to research. It guides graduate students through the steps needed to complete a clinical research project by emphasizing crucial information and eliminating extraneous material. The book includes: *Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to highlight critical information in each chapter *Learning enhancement tools that encourage readers to think critically about the information presented and draw connections to their own research *Resources for further study throughout the book to aid students with their research *Glossaries to define new terms for the reader



Evidence Based Design for Healthcare Facilities

Evidence Based Design for Healthcare Facilities Author Cynthia S. McCullough
ISBN-10 9781930538771
Release 2009-08
Pages 252
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* Evidence-based design based on healthcare research and best practices. More than 1,000 research studies suggest healthcare design can improve patient care and medical outcomes and can decrease medical errors and waste. * Includes coverage on healing environments, family-centered care, benchmarking, sustainability (green practices), aesthetics, and working with design firms. * Contributors include planners and architects from the award-winning, international architectural firm, HDR.



Evidence Based Practice Manual for Nurses

Evidence Based Practice Manual for Nurses Author Jean V. Craig
ISBN-10 9780702046681
Release 2011-08-11
Pages 398
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The Evidence-based Practice Manual successfully breaks down the skills for evidence-based nursing into manageable components. The reader will learn how to find, critically read and interpret a range of research studies, and will discover optimal approaches to helping patients reach decisions that are informed by the best-available evidence. The more-strategic concepts of developing an organisational evidence-based culture and making evidence-based changes at organisational level are the focus of the final section. Step-by-step guide to finding, appraising and applying research evidence in nursing Teaches skills for successfully reviewing published literature: formulating a focused question developing a search strategy for efficient retrieval of relevant studies appraising the retrieved studies All examples are relevant to nurses and nursing Reflects contemporary nursing issues A new chapter on ‘Using research evidence in making clinical decisions with the individual patient’ provides practical guidance and tools for decision-making A new chapter on ‘Using evidence from qualitative studies’ explains the complexities of qualitative methodologies and methods in a simple, easily understood way Online exercises and solutions Help the reader test out and consolidate newly acquired skills and knowledge Provide an opportunity to critically appraise studies with the following range of designs: qualitative research a randomised controlled trial a cohort study a case control study a diagnostic test accuracy study a systematic review a clinical guideline Example solutions are provided, all written by experts in the field.



Evidence Based Nursing The Research Practice Connection

Evidence Based Nursing  The Research Practice Connection Author Sarah Jo Brown
ISBN-10 9781449664749
Release 2008-08-15
Pages 389
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. This book is a key resource designed to teach undergraduate nursing students how to engage in evidence-based practice (EBP). This text allows students to posses a basic knowledge regarding research methodology and critically appraise published research. Essentials of Evidence-Based Nursing addresses learning objectives using an organized, easy to read approach that stands out from other texts. Perfect for undergraduate students and practicing nurses who have not had exposure to evidence-based practice content!



Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professions

Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professions Author Tammy Hoffmann
ISBN-10 9780729582278
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 432
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An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians. Years after its 2009 publication, Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions remains one of the few truly multidisciplinary evidence-based practice textbooks meeting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in inter-professional courses. Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this key health textbook picks up where the first left off: demystifying the practice of finding and using evidence to inform decision-making across a range of professions and roles within the healthcare sector. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book covers an additional three health disciplines - now totalling 12 - and features a new chapter on the important role of organisations in promoting evidence-based practice. Additional new content includes a greater emphasis on reflection, new clinical scenarios and additional examples of systematic reviews. The authors’ focused, user-friendly approach helps students understand the importance and implications of evidence-based practice, and addresses the growing importance of collaborative practice and the reality of multidisciplinary health teams in the overall healthcare environment. Worked examples of a wide range of case scenarios and appraised papers (some are discipline-specific and others are multidisciplinary). Designed to be used by students from a wide range of health professions, thus facilitating the student’s ability to understand the needs of multi-disciplinary health-care teams in a real-life setting. Includes a detailed chapter on implementing evidence into practice and other topics that are not typically addressed in other texts, such as a chapter about how to communicate evidence to clients and another that discusses the role of clinical reasoning in evidence-based practice. Summary points at the end of each chapter. Supported by an Evolve resource package that contains revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. Three new health disciplines covered - human movement & exercise science, pharmacy and paramedicine - with new clinical scenarios. New chapter - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Elsevier’s Evolve - an expanded suite of online assets to provide additional teaching and student resources. New examples of appraising and using systematic reviews of qualitative evidence (meta-synthesis). Nine new contributors including paramedicine, CAMS, qualitative EBP and nursing. New larger format and internal design.



Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care Author Theresa A Beery
ISBN-10 9780803629967
Release 2011-12-22
Pages 336
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Awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award! Build the foundation you need to understand the science of genetics and its growing role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders. Two experts in the field present the biological, psychological, and social implications of genetic influences in health care in an easy-to-read and -understand style. Inside, you’ll find the thorough coverage and clinical examples you need to understand the basis of genetic inheritance, the influence of somatic and germline mutations, the multifactorial relationship of gene-environment interactions, and the foundation of ethical behavior in providing comprehensive genetic nursing care. It’s perfect for both stand-alone courses or integrated into courses across the curriculum.



Evidence based Healthcare and Public Health

Evidence based Healthcare and Public Health Author John Armstrong Muir Gray
ISBN-10 9780443101236
Release 2009
Pages 426
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As the demand for health services rises & the pressure on these services grows, decisions about the use of scarce resources are becoming even more difficult to make & more explicit. This text provides healthcare managers with the knowledge they need.



Implementing Evidence based Practice for Nurses

Implementing Evidence based Practice for Nurses Author Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
ISBN-10 9781935476689
Release 2011
Pages 294
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A book for staff nurses about evidence-based practice--one of the most important movements in health care in the 21st Century. The 90 stories are written by staff nurses in health-care facilities across the country. Contains true stories of how nurses are using EBP to improve care for their patients. The stories were compiled by two of the leading nurse experts in EBP: Bernadettte Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt. A useful supplement to EBP textbooks. A perfect gift book for new or seasoned nurses.



Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence based Practice

Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence based Practice Author Sandra Dearholt
ISBN-10 9781935476764
Release 2012
Pages 264
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Rev. ed. of: Johns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice model and guidelines / Robin P. Newhouse ... [et al.]. c2007.



Advanced Nursing Research

Advanced Nursing Research Author Ruth M. Tappen
ISBN-10 9781449656089
Release 2010-11-15
Pages 504
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Written by an active nurse researcher, this graduate-level text takes a practical approach to preparing research proposals and carrying out research studies. It moves the reader through the entire process of conducting a research study from selecting a topic to publishing the results and discusses both theoretical and practical considerations in conducting a study. Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice uses real life examples to address topics such as sampling, participant recruitment, data collection, presenting research, and a career in research.