Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek,

Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice / Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt. - Third edition. - xxvi, 625 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Preceded by: Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ellen Fineout-Overholt. 2nd ed. c2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Making the case for evidence-based practice and cultivating a spirit of inquiry -- Asking compelling, clinical questions -- Finding relevant evidence to answer clinical questions -- Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision making -- Critically appraising quantitative evidence for clinical decision making -- Critically appraising qualitative evidence for clinical decision making -- Integration of patient preferences and values and clinician expertise into evidence-based decision making -- Advancing optimal care with rigorously developed clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based recommendations -- Implementing evidence in clinical settings -- The role of outcomes and quality improvement in enhancing and evaluating practice changes -- Leadership strategies and evidence-based practice competencies to sustain a culture and environment that supports best practice -- Innovation and evidence: a partnership in advancing best practice and high quality care -- Models to guide implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practice -- Creating a vision and motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals, teams, and organizations -- Teaching evidence-based practice in academic settings -- Teaching evidence-based practice in clinical settings -- ARCC evidence-based practice mentors : the key to sustaining evidence-based practice -- Disseminating evidence through publications, presentations, health policy briefs, and the media -- Generating evidence through quantitative research -- Generating evidence through qualitative research -- Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and evidence-based practice implementation projects -- Ethical considerations for evidence implementation and evidence generation.

"Written in a friendly, conversational style, this textbook covers all the information you need to use evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show you how to take a clinical issue from inquiry to a sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care."--Publisher.

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Practice Guideline.

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WY 100.7 / M527e 2015