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Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills

Edited by Karen Holland and Colin Rees

April 2010

ISBN: 9780199563104

320 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

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Nursing students require a unique guide to research and evidence based practice to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills is a one-stop-shop of the theory and practice of EBP including practical tips for assignments and placements.

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Nursing students require a unique guide to research and evidence based practice to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills is a one-stop-shop of the theory and practice of EBP including practical tips for assignments and placements.

  • Not just another nursing research book. This is a one-stop-shop for both the theory of nursing research and the skills of evidence based practice required by student nurses for registration! Two books in one!
  • Clearly linked to the NMC proficiencies on evidence-based practice so students can be assured they are learning the skills they really need.
  • Useful for the whole course: develops the academic skills needed to understand and use evidence in assignments, presentations, literature reviews, research proposals and dissertations.
  • Gives students the skills to apply evidence to nursing practice and make safe well informed decisions.
  • Provides easy to follow guidelines on critiquing the most utilised sources of health care evidence from policies, RCT's, systematic reviews to primary research articles.
  • A dedicated Online Resource Centre provides further helpful tips, exercises and features to really help students develop their skills!

About the Author(s)

Edited by Karen Holland, Associate Professor of Nursing, Salford University, and Colin Rees, Lecturer, Cardiff University

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction: the professional and practical context of research and evidence based nursing practice
    2:Understanding evidence and its utilization in nursing practice
    3:Understanding the research process for evidence-based nursing practice
    4:Research evidence: Qualitative methodologies and methods
    5:Research evidence: Quantitative methodologies and methods
    6:Searching and Retrieving Evidence to underpin nursing practice
    7:Evaluating and Appraising Evidence to underpin nursing practice
    8:Evidence -based practice and its implementation in nursing
    9:Utilising research and evidence -based practice in assignment work
    10:Dissemination of evidence : writing for publication and presentation of learning activity

Reviews

"This is an excellent book for the target audience" - Doody's Notes

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