Evidence-based practice for nurses and healthcare professionals

Barker, Janet, Linsley, Paul and Kane, Ros (2016) Evidence-based practice for nurses and healthcare professionals. SAGE, pp. 60-77. ISBN 9781473925038

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In the current healthcare climate, it is more important than ever to be able to select and find the right evidence for your practice to ensure patients receive safe, high quality care. The fully updated new edition of this comprehensive book helps nurses and healthcare professionals understand how to use evidence in all aspects of care, with plenty of examples and activities to help relate concepts to practice. The new edition features:

* Explanation of what values-based practice means and how it fits alongside evidence-based practice

* A new chapter on innovation and improvement to help you make a difference in your practice

* Even more examples from a range of professions to understand how different professions work together

* Learning features to make it easier to learn, including word puzzles, chapter summaries and a glossary

It is essential reading for all pre-qualifying and qualified nursing and allied health students who are exploring evidence-based practice for the first time.

Janet Barker was formerly Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Nottingham. Paul Linsley and Ros Kane are both Principal Lecturers at the University of Lincoln.

Keywords:literature searching, evidence-based practice
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B990 Subjects Allied to Medicine not elsewhere classified
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B790 Nursing not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
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