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Evidence-based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals
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Evidence-based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

Fourth Edition


May 2019 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

In Evidence-based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare, the authors use case studies, examples, and theoretical overviews to guide readers through the concept of evidence-based practice and provides practical guidance on its utilisation in clinical practice.

The new 4th edition has been fully updated to reflect contemporary practice, and includes a new chapter on the ‘History and Development of Clinical Academics,’ which looks at clinical academic careers and the impact and benefits this has for nurses and healthcare professionals on their clinical practice.

Written to support nurses at pre and post-registration, the book includes an interdisciplinary focus covering health and social care curricula.

 
Part One: Introducing Evidence-based Practice
 
Chapter 1: Introduction: What is Evidence-based Practice
 
Chapter 2: The Nature of Knowledge, Evidence and How to Ask the Right Questions
 
Chapter 3: Service User and Carer Involvement
 
Chapter 4: Clinical Judgement and Decision Making
 
Chapter 5: Finding the Evidence
 
Part Two: Critiquing the Evidence
 
Chapter 6: What is Critical Appraisal?
 
Chapter 7: Critical Appraisal and Quantitative Research
 
Chapter 8: Critical Appraisal and Qualitative Research
 
Chapter 9: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-based Practice
 
Part Three: Making Changes
 
Chapter 10: Reflection, Portfolios and Evidence-based Practice
 
Chapter 11: Evidence into Practice: Practice Development, Improvement and Innovation
 
Chapter 12: Clinical Academic Careers

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