An Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

An Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

By: Alison Pooler (author)Paperback

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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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Preface 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 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780273722953
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780273722953
  • weight: 136
  • ISBN10: 0273722956

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