Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice / Edition 2

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Overview

Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Second Edition of this best-selling book is a user-friendly guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. "Real-life" examples assist readers in actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers to implementation of evidence-based care.

This edition contains a new chapter on implementing evidence in clinical settings and emphasizes all the steps needed in making evidence-based practice part of a sustainable healthcare culture. Web alerts direct readers to Internet resources to further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills.

A bound-in CD-ROM contains checklists and other guides to aid readers in formulating clinical questions and appraising various types of quantitative and qualitative evidence.

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Reviewer: Vicki Ann Moss, DNSc, MS, BSN, RN (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
Description: This book provides a foundational understanding of the steps of evidence-based practice (EBP), explains practical ways for practitioners to implement EBP, and clarifies misperceptions about the implementation of EBP.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a deeper understanding of the paradigm and principles of evidence-based care and to accelerate the use of research findings in practice.
Audience: The audience includes healthcare students, practitioners, researchers, and faculty.
Features: This second edition contains practical information for all levels of practitioners and learners. It includes the foundational steps of EBP for novice learners, chapters for educators on teaching EBP, information on writing successful grant proposals, and chapters on generating qualitative and quantitative evidence. The five new chapters include one on the ethics of evidence use and generation. The book comes with many resources, including resource CD-ROMs for students and instructors, and a test generator, PowerPoint presentations, and image bank for instructors.
Assessment: This is a practical and all encompassing book that is useful for novice to expert researchers. It is full of examples and excerpts from studies and includes rapid critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables. Web alerts direct readers to Internet resources and sites for the latest information. It should be on the must-have list for all hospital and healthcare agency libraries.
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Reviewer: Vicki Ann Moss, DNSc, MS, BSN, RN(University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
Description: This book provides a foundational understanding of the steps of evidence-based practice (EBP), explains practical ways for practitioners to implement EBP, and clarifies misperceptions about the implementation of EBP.
Purpose: "The purpose is to provide a deeper understanding of the paradigm and principles of evidence-based care and to accelerate the use of research findings in practice. "
Audience: The audience includes healthcare students, practitioners, researchers, and faculty.
Features: This second edition contains practical information for all levels of practitioners and learners. It includes the foundational steps of EBP for novice learners, chapters for educators on teaching EBP, information on writing successful grant proposals, and chapters on generating qualitative and quantitative evidence. The five new chapters include one on the ethics of evidence use and generation. The book comes with many resources, including resource CD-ROMs for students and instructors, and a test generator, PowerPoint presentations, and image bank for instructors.
Assessment: This is a practical and all encompassing book that is useful for novice to expert researchers. It is full of examples and excerpts from studies and includes rapid critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables. Web alerts direct readers to Internet resources and sites for the latest information. It should be on the must-have list for all hospital and healthcare agency libraries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605477787
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 32,219
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Steps Zero, One, Two: Getting Started Chapter 1: Making the Case for Evidence-Based Practice and Cultivating a Spirit of Inquiry Chapter 2: Thoroughly Revised! Asking Compelling, Clinical Questions Chapter 3: Thoroughly Revised! Finding Relevant Evidence to Answer Clinical Questions

Unit 2: Step Three: Critically Appraising Evidence Chapter 4: Critically Appraising Knowledge for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 5: Thoroughly Revised! Critically Appraising Quantitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 6: Critically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making

Unit 3: Steps Four and Five: Moving from Evidence to Action Chapter 7: Patient Concerns, Choices, and Clinical Judgment in Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 8: Advancing Optimal Care with Clinical Practice Guidelines Chapter 9: NEW! Implementing Evidence in Clinical Settings Chapter 10: Thoroughly Revised! The Role of Outcomes in Evaluating Practice Change

Unit 4: Creating and Sustaining a Culture for Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 11: NEW! Models to Guide Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 12: Creating a Vision and Motivating a Change to Evidence-Based Practice in Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Chapter 13: Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Academic Settings Chapter 14: NEW! Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Settings Chapter 15: NEW! ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentors: The Key to Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice

Unit 5: Step Six: Disseminating Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Outcomes Chapter 16: Disseminating Evidence Through Publications, Presentations, Health Policy Briefs, and the Media

Unit 6: Next Steps: Generating External Evidence Chapter 17: Generating Evidence Through Quantitative Research Chapter 18: Generating Evidence Through Qualitative Research Chapter 19: Writing a Successful Grant Proposal to Fund Research and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Projects Chapter 20: NEW! Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation

Appendices
Appendix A: Case Examples: Evidence-Based Care and Outcomes in Adult Depression and in Critically Ill Children
Appendix B: Template for Asking PICOT Questions
Appendix C: Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: An Appraisal Guide for Qualitative Evidence
Appendix D: Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklists
Appendix E: Templates for Evaluation and Synthesis Tables for Conducting an Evidence Review
Appendix F: Example of a Slide Show for a 20-Minute Paper Presentation
Appendix G: Example of a Health Policy Brief
Appendix H: Example of a Press Release
Appendix I: Example of a Successful Media Dissemination Effort: When Rocking Chairs in Nursing Homes Make the News
Appendix J: Example of an Approved Consent Form for a Study
Appendix K: A Data and Safety Monitoring Plan for an Intervention Study
Appendix L: System-Wide ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentor Role Description
Appendix M: Timeline for an EBP Implementation Project
Appendix N: Instruments to Evaluate Organizational Culture and Readiness for System-Wide Integration of EBP, EBP Beliefs, and EBP Implementation and Psychometrics

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