Evidence-Based Nursing / Edition 3

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Overview

Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research-Practice Connection, Third Edition introduces students to research methods and evidence-based practice (EBP). Written in an accessible style, the content moves readers through understanding how research is produced to appraisal at the critical thinking level. Timely information links evidence-based practice to recent work in the Safety and Quality programs that are underway in healthcare and nursing.

Key Features:

• Offers five common research designs, systematic reviews, and clinical practice guidelines by using a consistent, easy-to-read "Why-How-What" approach.
• Exemplar research reports include “Profile and Commentary” that explain results of studies and help students better understand the methodological components of a study

Accompanied by Instructor Resources:
• Save time with a Test Bank and sample syllabus
• Encourage critical thinking using additional learning activities, including discussion questions and small group assignments
• Plan classroom lectures using PowerPoint Presentations created by the author

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Michalene A. King, PhD, RN, CNE (Duquesne University School of Nursing)
Description: This is the third edition of a book that seeks to make a connection between research and evidence-based practice.
Purpose: No purpose is explicitly stated, but the author notes, "This book is offered to assist nursing students in acquiring the knowledge required to engage in evidence-based practice, which includes basic knowledge about research methods and knowledge about how to incorporate credible research evidence into practice."
Audience: The intended audience is nursing students.
Features: The book is divided into two parts, one on nursing research and the other on evidence-based practice, but the majority of the book discusses research. Although this part uses exemplars to aid understanding, they are not particularly helpful and, in fact, I found them confusing. I expected them to explain the research discussed, but I could not see a connection between the material in the chapter and the exemplars. The chapter on qualitative research addresses only two methods, but contains a table that describes three methods. However, the appendixes and the glossary are extremely informative.
Assessment: This is the first book I've encountered with the stated purpose of showing a connection between research and practice. The research books I've seen have attempted to incorporate some information about evidence-based practice. Because this book has a section on evidence-based practice, it is needed; however, the research section is disappointing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449697495
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 1/29/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 116,100
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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