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Evidence-Based Nursing An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1405145978

ISBN-13: 9781405145978

Edition: 2008

Authors: Donna Ciliska, Brian Haynes, Susan Marks, Nicky Cullum

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A practical 'how to' guide to evidence-based nursing, this title enables students to understand and evaluate different types of studies and how they contribute research evidence, how patient care and outcomes can be improved through using research in clinical decision making, and much more.
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Book details

List price: $57.25
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

Contributor list
Copyright acknowledgements
An introduction to evidence-based nursing
Implementing evidence-based nursing: some misconceptions
Asking answerable questions
Of studies, summaries, synopses, and systems: the '4S' evolution of services for finding current best evidence
Searching for the best evidence. Part 1: Where to look
Searching for the best evidence. Part 2: Searching CINAHL and MEDLINE
Identifying the best research design to fit the question. Part 1: Quantitative research
Identifying the best research design to fit the question. Part 2: Qualitative research
If you could just provide me with a sample: examining sampling in quantitative and qualitative research papers
The fundamentals of quantitative measurement
Summarizing and presenting the effects of treatments
Estimating treatment effects: real or the result of chance?
Data analysis in qualitative research
Users' guides to the nursing literature: an introduction
Evaluation of studies of treatment or prevention interventions
Assessing allocation concealment and blinding in randomized controlled trials: why bother?
Number needed to treat: a clinically useful measure of the effects of nursing interventions
The term 'double-blind' leaves readers in the dark
Evaluation of systematic reviews of treatment or prevention interventions
Evaluation of studies of screening tools and diagnostic tests
Evaluation of studies of health economics
Evaluation of studies of prognosis
Evaluation of studies of causation (aetiology)
Evaluation of studies of treatment harm
Evaluation of qualitative research studies
Appraising and adapting clinical practice guidelines
Models of implementation in nursing
Closing the gap between nursing research and practice
Promoting research utilization in nursing: the role of the individual, the organization and the environment
Nurses, information use, and clinical decision-making: the real-world potential for evidence-based decisions in nursing
Computerized decision support systems in nursing
Building a foundation for evidence-based practice: experiences in a tertiary hospital