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BOOK
Author Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek.
Title Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice / Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt.
Imprint Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2005]
©2005

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  RT42 .M44 2005  Book + CD_ROM    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  RT42 .M44 2005  Book + CD_ROM    AVAILABLE  
Subject Evidence-based nursing.
Evidence-based medicine.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.
Nursing -- methods.
Nurse Clinicians.
Alt Name Fineout-Overholt, Ellen.
Add Title Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare
Description xxvi, 608 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Making the case for evidence-based practice -- Asking compelling clinical questions -- Finding relevant evidence -- Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision-making -- Critically appraising quantitative evidence -- Critically appraising qualitative evidence -- Patient concerns, choices, and clinical judgment in evidence-based practice -- Using models and strategies for evidence-based practice -- Using evidence-based practice guidelines: tools for improving practice -- Generating evidence through quantitative research -- Generating evidence through qualitative research -- Generating evidence through outcomes management -- Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and outcomes management -- Disseminating evidence -- Teaching evidence-based practice -- Creating a vision: motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals and organizations -- Evidence to guide best practice -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice with adults in acute and critical care -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice with adults in primary care -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice with aging adults -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice in emergency and trauma care -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice with high-risk children and youth -- Best evidence to guide clinical practice in psychiatric mental health.
System Details System requirements for accompanying disk: Windows 98 SE, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, or XP ; Pentium 300 MHz processor ; 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended) ; 12X CD-ROM drive ; SVGA monitor ; Windows-compatible sound card ; Windows-compatible pointing device.
ISBN 0781744776
OCLC # 55055121
Table of Contents
Unit 1Step one and two : getting started1
1Making the case for evidence-based practice3
2Asking compelling clinical questions25
3Finding relevant evidence39
Unit 2Step three : critically appraising evidence71
4Critically appraising knowledge for clinical decision-making73
5Critically appraising quantitative evidence79
6Critically appraising qualitative evidence127
7Patient concerns, choices, and clinical judgment in evidence-based practice163
Unit 3Steps four and five : applying the evidence183
8Using models and strategies for evidence-based practice185
9Using evidence-based practice guidelines : tools for improving practice221
Unit 4Next steps : generating and disseminating evidence237
10Generating evidence through quantitative research239
11Generating evidence through qualitative research283
12Generating evidence through outcomes management299
13Writing a successful grant proposal to fund research and outcomes management projects333
14Disseminating evidence361
Unit 5Creating a culture for evidence-based practice405
15Teaching evidence-based practice407
16Creating a vision : motivating a change to evidence-based practice in individuals and organizations443
17Evidence to guide best practice457
App. ACase example : evidence-based care and outcome in adult depression and in critically ill children487
App. BWalking the walk and talking the talk : an appraisal guide for qualitative evidence491
App. CApproved consent form for a study529
App. DA data and safety monitoring plan for an intervention study533
App. ECase example of an evidence-based approach to answer a clinical problem : smoking cessation and women with cardiovascular disease : looking for best evidence : what if it isn't there?535
App. FCase example for an ethnographic study resolving ethical issues of daily living : looking for best evidence : "... A rose by any other name ..."547
App. GExample of a slide show for a 20-minute paper presentation557
App. HExample of a health policy brief569
App. IExample of a press release573
App. JCase example of a successful media dissemination effort : when rocking chairs in nursing homes make the news577