An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

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The beginner's guide to Evidence-based Practice for Nursing, Health and Social Care.

An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health aims to help students, educators, mentors and professionals to make sense of knowledge derived from research and how to use it as a basis for making sound decisions about patient care. Covering everything from basic terminology to the application of Evidence-based Practice in your everyday routine, this text is the guide to better practice.

Written in a accessible and interactive style, An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health clearly sets out what Evidence-based Practice is, why it is important and how you can use it successfully to improve patient care.

Key Features for success in Evidence-based Practice:

Simply and quickly shows you what Evidence-based Practice is and how you can use it.
Helps you to develop an understanding of the policies driving Evidence-based Practice and professional development.
Regular reinforcement of your learning through integrated Activities and end-of-chapter self assessment.
Extensive references and suggestions for further reading and online research.
Integrated Glossary keeps you up-to-date with the latest jargon.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 6.35mm | 227g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138835676
  • 9781138835672

Table of contents


Chapter 1: What is Research?

Chapter 2: What is Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice?

Chapter 3: Why do we need an Evidence Base in our Clinical Practice?

Chapter 4: Clinical Guidelines and the need for Clinical Audit.

Chapter 5: Change Management in the Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice.

Answers to post-test questions

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