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Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice

Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk; Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: This best-selling, user-friendly resource to evidence-based practice serves as a guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. "Real-life" examples assist the reader in actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers in the implementation of evidence-based care.
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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
Practice Guideline
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk; Ellen Fineout-Overholt
ISBN: 9781605477787 1605477788
OCLC Number: 539086897
Description: xxii, 599 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Unit 1: Steps Zero, One, Two: Getting Started --
1: Making the case for evidence-based practice and cultivating a spirit of inquiry --
2: Asking compelling, clinical questions --
3: Finding relevant evidence to answer clinical questions --
Unit 2: Step Three: Critically Appraising Evidence --
4: Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision making --
5: Critically appraising quantitative evidence for clinical decision making --
6: Critically appraising qualitative evidence for clinical decision making --
Unit 3: Steps Four And Five: Moving From Evidence To Action --
7: Patient concerns, choices, and clinical judgment in evidence-based practice --
8: Advancing optimal care with clinical practice guidelines --
9: Implementing evidence in clinical settings --
10: Role of outcomes in evaluating practice change --
Unit 4: Creating And Sustaining A Culture For Evidence-Based Practice --
11: Models to guide implementation of evidence-based practice --
12: Creating a vision and motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals, teams, and organizations --
13: Teaching evidence-based practice in academic settings --
14: Teaching evidence-based practice in clinical settings --
15: ARCC evidence-based practice mentors: the key to sustaining evidence-based practice --
Unit 5: Step 6: Disseminating Evidence And Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Outcomes --
16: Disseminating evidence through publications, presentations, health policy briefs, and the media --
Unit 6: Next Steps: Generating External Evidence --
17: Generating evidence through quantitative research --
18: Generating evidence through qualitative research --
19: Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and evidence-based practice implementation projects --
20: Ethical considerations for evidence implementation and evidence generation --
Appendix A: Case examples: Evidence-based care and outcomes in depressed adults and in critically ill children --
Appendix B: Template for asking PICOT questions --
Appendix C: Walking the walk and talking the talk: an appraisal guide for qualitative evidence --
Appendix D: Rapid critical appraisal checklists --
Appendix E: Templates for evaluation and synthesis tables for conducting an evidence review --
Appendix F: Example of a slide show for a 20-minute paper presentation --
Appendix G: Example of a health policy brief --
Appendix H: Example of a press release --
Appendix I: Example of a successful media dissemination effort: when rocking chairs in nursing homes make the news --
Appendix J: Example of an approved consent form for a study --
Appendix K: Data and safety monitoring plan for an intervention study --
Appendix L: System-wide ARCC evidence-based practice mentor role description --
Appendix M: Timeline for an ARCC EBP implementation project --
Appendix N: Instruments to evaluate organizational culture and readiness for system-wide integration of EBP, EBP beliefs, and EBP implementation with psychometrics --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare
Responsibility: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt.

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