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Evidence-based Practice

1st Edition

By Judith Davies


76 pages

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Paperback: 9780273745556
pub: 2012-01-19
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315848143
pub: 2014-09-11
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Taking an evidence-based approach is fundamental to ensuring good clinical practice, but it’s not always easy. This info-packed guide will be an invaluable resource throughout your healthcare or nursing studies and post-registration, helping you to understand the essentials of EBP theory and application, and develop new insights into healthcare practice.

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Table of Contents


Evidence-based Practice: What and Why?

What counts as evidence-based practice?

Hierarchies of Evidence

The Six steps in the evidence-based practice cycle

Step 1: Asking the Question.

Step 2: Finding the Evidence

Boolean Operators

Refining or keeping your search focused

Searching for evidence

Step 3: Appraising the Evidence

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) - Making Sense of Evidence

Step 4: Interpreting the Evidence

Step 5: Acting on the Evidence

Step 6: Evaluation and Reflection


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / General