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Title Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice / edited by Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt.
Imprint Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]
Edition Fourth edition.
Book Cover
 SMHS Library RPH  610.73 EVI 2019    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description xxii, 782 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Steps zero, one, two; getting started -- Making the case for evidence-based practice and cultivating a spirit of identity -- Asking compelling clinical questions -- Finding relevant evidence to answer clinical questions -- Step three: Critically appraising evidence -- Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision making -- Critical appraising quantitative evidence for clinical decision making -- Critically appraising qualitative evidence for clinical decision making -- Integration of patient preferences and values and clinician expertise into evidence-based decision making -- Advancing optimal care with robust clinical practice guidelines -- Unit 3: Steps four and five: moving from evidence to sustainable practice change -- Implementing evidence in clinical settings -- The role of outcomes and evidence-based quality improvement in enhancing and evaluating practice changes -- Implementing the evidence-based practice competencies in clinical and academic settings to ensure healthcare quality and improved patient outcomes -- Leadership strategies for creating and sustaining evidence-based practice organizations -- Unit 4: Creating and sustaining a culture and environment for evidence-based practice -- Innovation and evidence: a partnership in advancing best practice and high quality care -- Models to guide implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practice -- Creating a vision and motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals, teams, and organizations -- Teaching evidence-based practice in academic settings -- Teaching evidence-based practice in clinical settings -- ARCC evidence-based practice mentors: the key to sustaining evidence-based practice -- Step six: Disseminating evidence and evidence-based practice implementation outcomes -- Using evidence to influence health and organizational policy -- Disseminating evidence through presentations, publications, health policy briefs, and the media -- Generating external evidence and writing successful grant proposals -- Generating evidence through quantitative and qualitative research -- Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and evidence-based practice implementation projects -- Ethical considerations for evidence implementation and evidence generation.
Summary "Enhance your clinical decision-making capabilities and improve patient outcomes through evidence-based practice. Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice (EBP) an integral part of your clinical decision-making and everyday nursing practice with this proven, approachable text. Written in a straightforward, conversational style, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare delivers real-world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter to help you confidently meet today's clinical challenges and ensure positive patient outcomes"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Number 2018032178
Alt Author Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek, editor.
Fineout-Overholt, Ellen, editor.
Alt Title Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare
ISBN 9781496384539 paperback
1496384539 paperback