Achieving Evidence-Based Practice: A Handbook for Practitioners (2nd Revised edition)

Achieving Evidence-Based Practice: A Handbook for Practitioners (2nd Revised edition)

By: Susan Hamer (author), Gill Collinson (author)Paperback

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This book provides a practical introduction to and overview of the development and implementation of evidence-based practice. It focuses on how to look for and appraise the available evidence, how to apply the evidence using a variety of approaches and in different organisational contexts, and how to understand different dimensions of personal and organisational change and its ethical components. Numerous examples from practice and case studies clarify theory Very readable writing style and user-friendly format with checklists of key issues Opportunities for reflective learning Update on current policy and regulatory frameworks Role of clinical governance in evidence-based practice considered.


Section 1. Looking for the evidence. Evidence-based practice. Types of evidence. Systematic reviews. Information sourcing. Section 2. Applying the evidence. Clinical effectiveness. Development of practice. Audit. Section 3 Reflecting upon the evidence. Personal change. Organisational change. Ethical change.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780702027765
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780702027765
  • ISBN10: 0702027766
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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