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The beginners guide to Evidence-based Practice for Nursing, Health and Social Care.
An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health aims to help students, educators, mentors and professionals to make sense of knowledge derived from research and how to use it as a basis for making sound decisions about patient care. Covering everything from basic terminology to the application of Evidence-based Practice in your everyday routine, this text is the guide to better practice.
Written in a accessible and interactive style, An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health clearly sets out what Evidence-based Practice is, why it is important and how you can use it successfully to improve patient care.
Key Features for success in Evidence-based Practice:
Chapter 1: What is Research?
Chapter 2: What is Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice?
Chapter 3: Why do we need an Evidence Base in our Clinical Practice?
Chapter 4: Clinical Guidelines and the need for Clinical Audit.
Chapter 5: Change Management in the Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice.
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