Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Skills / Edition 1

Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Skills / Edition 1

by Karen Holland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199563101

ISBN-13: 9780199563104

Pub. Date: 06/18/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press

If you need to understand nursing research and apply it to practice, then this is the book for you.

Nursing: Evidence-Based Practice Skills has been developed to provide you with a one-stop shop for nursing research theory and evidence-based practice skills for all aspects of the pre-registration nursing course-including academic study in university and

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Overview

If you need to understand nursing research and apply it to practice, then this is the book for you.

Nursing: Evidence-Based Practice Skills has been developed to provide you with a one-stop shop for nursing research theory and evidence-based practice skills for all aspects of the pre-registration nursing course-including academic study in university and clinical nursing placements in healthcare settings.

Written in an easy to read, accessible, and interesting style the authors have brought together trustworthy and reliable material in a way that's easy to dip into, including:

The role of evidence-based practice in nursing-understanding the 'bigger picture'

The different types of nursing research and how it is produced-learn how to use all forms of evidence

Find, read, and critique research-know what makes the best research and where to find it

Incorporate evidence in all assignments-this book is useful from day one to the very end of the course

Create a nursing plan based on evidence-a step-by-step approach

Disseminate evidence into practice-deliver quality nursing

Achieve and document your placement learning outcomes-maximize your time on placement and impress your mentor

Titles in the Prepare for Practice series have been designed to meet the demands of today's nursing courses. Offering much more than a nursing research book; with a wealth of learning features and additional materials online you'll find the academic and practical skills required to help you with the journey from student nurse to registered practitioner.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199563104
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/18/2010
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the authors xiii

1 Introduction Karen Holland Colin Rees 1

2 Understanding evidence and its utilization in nursing practice Colin Rees 18

3 Understanding the research process for evidence-based nursing practice Colin Rees 39

4 Research evidence Karen Holland 68

5 Research evidence Colin Rees 106

6 Searching and retrieving evidence to underpin nursing practice Colin Rees 143

7 Evaluating and appraising evidence to underpin nursing practice Colin Rees 167

8 Evidence-based practice and its implementation in nursing Karen Holland 197

9 Utilizing research and evidence-based practice in assignment work Karen Holland 221

10 Dissemination of evidence Karen Holland 248

Glossary of terms 287

Index 295

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