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Evidence-based practice for nurses : appraisal and application of research

Author: Nola A Schmidt; Janet M Brown
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2009.
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"Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research serves as a resource for transitioning research into nursing practice. Readers are led through a step-by-step process using the innovation-decision process (IDP) with each unit shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation."--BOOK JACKET.
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Evidence-based practice for nurses.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009
(OCoLC)746279635
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nola A Schmidt; Janet M Brown
ISBN: 9780763744373 0763744379 0763798754 9780763798758
OCLC Number: 166872931
Description: xxvi, 431 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: What is evidence-based practice? / Nola A. Schmidt and Janet M. Brown --
Using evidence through collaboration to promote excellence in nursing practice / Emile Griffin and Marita G. Titler --
UNIT 2: ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE: Identifying research questions / Susie Adams --
Finding sources of evidence / Patricia Mileham --
Linking theory. research, and practice / Elisabeth Jensen --
UNIT 3: PERSUASION: Quantitative designs: using numbers to provide evidence / Rosalind M. Peters --
Qualitative designs: using words to provide evidence / Kristen L. Mauk --
Collecting evidence / Jan Dougherty --
Using samples to provide evidence / Ann H. White --
Other sources of evidence / Cynthia L. Russell --
UNIT 4: DECISION: What do the quantitative data mean? / Rosalind M. Peters, Nola A. Schmidt, and Moira Fearncombe --
What do the qualitative data mean? / Kristen L. Mauk --Weighing in on the evidence / Carol O. Long --
UNIT 5: IMPLEMENTATION: Transforming evidence to practice / Maria Young --
Developing oneself as an innovator / Diane McNally Forsyth --
UNIT 6: CONFIRMATION: Evaluating outcomes of innovations / Kathleen A. Rich --
Sharing the insights with others / Janet M. Brown and Nola A. Schmidt.
Responsibility: editors, Nola A. Schmidt, Janet M. Brown.

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