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

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

by Ellen Fineout-Overholt
     
 

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605477787
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
150,057
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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