Evidence-Based Nursing / Edition 3

Evidence-Based Nursing / Edition 3

by Sarah Jo Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1449697496

ISBN-13: 9781449697495

Pub. Date: 01/29/2013

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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

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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449697495
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
71,602
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Lead-in xi

Contributor xiv

Part I Nursing Research 1

Chapter 1 The Research-Practice Connection 5

Research to Practice 5

Evidence 5

Evidence-Based Clinical Protocols 6

Evidence-Based Care 7

Short History of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 11

Your Path to Evidence-Based Practice 12

References 14

Chapter 2 Research Evidence 15

Types of Research Evidence 15

Findings from an Original Study 16

Conclusions of a Systematic Review 20

Recommendations of an Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline 22

Going Forward 24

References 24

Chapter 3 Reading Research Articles 25

Starting Point 26

Format of Study Reports 27

Reading Approach 34

Wading In 35

References 36

Chapter 4 Qualitative Research 37

Data Collection and Analysis 38

Qualitative Description 41

Uniqueness of Qualitative Studies 42

Exemplar 43

Profile and Commentary 61

References 65

Chapter 5 Descriptive Research 67

Natural Conditions 67

Study Variables 68

Target Population and Sampling 75

Results 83

Exemplar 84

Profile & Commentary 103

References 110

Chapter 6 Correlation Research 111

Relationship 111

Measuring Relationship 112

Correlational Design 122

Exemplar 123

Profile & Commentary 136

References 143

Chapter 7 Experimental Research 145

Chapter Layout 145

Section 1: Understanding Experimental Methods 146

Key Features of Experimental Studies 146

Limitations of Randomized Experiments 157

Quasi-Experimental Designs 157

Exemplar 159

Profile & Commentary: Introduction and Methods 173

Section 2: Understanding Study Results 176

Was One Intervention More Effective Than the Others? 176

Exemplar 188

Profile & Commentary: Results and Discussion 188

References 192

Chapter 8 Cohort Research 193

Cohort Studies 193

Case-Control Studies 195

Wrap-Up 197

Exemplar 197

Profile & Commentary 206

Discussion 212

References 212

Chapter 9 Systematic Reviews 213

Types of Systematic Reviews 214

The IRR Production Process 216

Use of IRRs 224

Exemplar 224

Profile & Commentary 248

References 250

Chapter 10 Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines 251

Forerunners to Clinical Protocols 251

EbCPG Production Process 253

Formats 259

Comorbidity 261

Exemplar 261

Profile & Commentary 274

Wrap-Up 276

References 276

Part II Evidence-Based Practice 279

The Evidence-Based Practice Impact Model 281

References 283

Chapter 11 Asking Clinical Questions 285

Triggers 285

Questions Not Answerable by Research Evidence 287

Forming a Useful Project Question 288

References 292

Chapter 12 Searching for Research Evidence Ellen F. Hall 293

Searching for EbCPGs and SRs 293

Sources of EbCPGs and SRs 294

Searching Databases 298

A Final Word and a Few Tips 308

References 309

Chapter 13 Appraising Research Evidence 311

Appraisal Systems 312

Appraisal in General 312

Synopsis 313

Credibility 313

Clinical Significance 315

Applicability 316

Practical Considerations 318

Reference 319

Chapter 14 Appraising Recommendations of Clinical Practice Guidelines 321

AGREE and GRADE 322

An Appraisal Guide for Use by the Nurse with a BSN 322

Your Turn 326

References 327

Chapter 15 Appraising Conclusions of Integrative Research Reviews 329

Synopsis 330

Credibility 330

Clinical Significance 331

Applicability 332

Your Turn 332

References 333

Chapter 16 Appraising Findings of Original Studies 335

Broad Credibility Issues 336

Appraisal of the Findings of a Qualitative Study 338

Appraisal of the Findings of a Quantitative Study 339

Clinical Significance 342

Applicability 342

Your Turn 343

Across-Studies Analysis 343

Wrap-Up 346

References 347

Chapter 17 Evidence-Based Practice 349

Professional Action 349

Evidence-Based Care Design305

Prespecification: Evidence-Based Care Protocols 352

Point-of-Care Design: Individualized Care 353

Goal: Quality Care 354

EBP Projects 360

Organizational Integration of EBP 366

Research-Practice Lag 368

Recap 369

References 370

Chapter 18 Evidence-Based Practice Participation Scenarios 375

Join a Project Team 375

Make a Poster 376

Present an Idea or Concern 377

Contribute to a Patient Care Conference 379

Build Your EBP Knowledge and Skills 380

References 381

Chapter 19 Research-Informed Practice 383

RIP Opportunities 385

The Information Intersection 386

Point-of-Care Formats Resources 387

Clinical Decision Support 391

My Ending-Your Beginning 392

References 33

Appendix A Appraisal Guide: Recommendations of a Clinical Practice Guideline 395

Appendix B Completed Appraisal: Recommendations of a Clinical Practice Guideline 399

Appendix C Appraisal Guide: Conclusions of an Integrative Research Review 405

Appendix D Completed Appraisal: Conclusions of an Integrative Research Review 409

Appendix E Appraisal Guide: Findings of a Qualitative Study 415

Appendix F Appraisal Guide: Findings of a Quantitative Study 419

Appendix G Completed Appraisal: Findings of a Quantitative Study 423

Appendix H Completed Findings Table 429

Appendix I List of Evidence-Based, Point-of-Care, Summary Resources 433

Glossary 435

Index 447

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