Evidence-Based Practice Network

 

Understanding Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based practice involves the incorporation of three components to improve outcomes and quality of life. External evidence includes systematic reviews, randomized control trials, best practice, and clinical practice guidelines that support a change in clinical practice. Internal evidence includes health care institution based quality improvement projects, outcome management initiatives, and clinical expertise. Accounting for patient preferences and values is the third component of this critical equation.

Research + Clinical Expertise + Patient Preference = EBP

 
The articles below will help you understand the true meaning of evidence-based practice and why it is so important to incorporate all three components. It is not enough to base practice on one research study. A critical analysis of available research, putting the findings in the context of your organization, and adding the perspectives and judgment of clinicians and patients is imperative for true evidence-based practice.

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 Evidence-Based Practice: The Cochrane Nursing Care Corner
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
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 Clinical Inquiry: How to Find and Evaluate Pertinent Research
AACN Advanced Critical Care
December 2013

 Evidence-based nursing: Practice models: A concept analysis
Nursing Management
October 2013

 Evidence-based nursing: Clinical and operational collaboration in value analysis
Nursing Management
September 2013

 Insights: Why Does Translational Research Matter to Cancer Nursing Researchers?
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August 2013

 Managing Complex Research Datasets Using Electronic Tools: A Meta-Analysis Exemplar
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June 2013

 Anatomy of an evidence-based policy
Nursing2013
June 2013

 Evidence-based nursing: Finding the way to evidence-based practice
Nursing Management
May 2013

 Awareness of Evidence-Based Practices Alone Does Not Translate to Implementation: Insights From Implementation Research
Quality Management in Health Care
June 2013

  Interpreting and Using Meta-Analysis in Clinical Practice
Orthopaedic Nursing
April 2013

  Evidence-based nursing: The triad of excellence: Acuity, accuracy, approval
Nursing Management
April 2013

  Using Research to Advance Nursing Practice: Comparative Research Design: A Guide for the Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
April 2013

 Evidence-Based Practice in Hospice: Is Qualitative More Appropriate Than Quantitative?
Home Healthcare Nurse
April 2013

 Science and Practice Aligned Within Nursing: Structure and Process for Evidence-Based Practice
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
April 2013

  Creative Approaches to Increasing Hospital-Based Nursing Research
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
February 2013

  National Survey of Hospital Nursing Research, Part 1: Research Requirements and Outcomes
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
January 2013

  National Survey of Hospital Nursing Research, Part 2: Facilitators and Hindrances
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
January 2013

  Spotlight on Research: Setting Up a Clinical Study: Get Ready, Set, and Go
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing
December 2012

  Barriers to Implementing Evidence-Based Practice Remain High for U.S. Nurses
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
December 2012

  Using Research to Advance Nursing Practice: How Many Subjects Do I Need in My Research Sample?
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
December 2012

 Engaging Nurses in Research Utilization
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development
October 2012

 The State of Evidence-Based Practice in US Nurses: Critical Implications for Nurse Leaders and Educators

JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
September 2012

 Teaching Strategies: The Evidence-Based Practice Course as an Opportunity for Writing
Nurse Educator
August 2012

 Cochrane Nursing Care Corner: Formulating a Clinical Question
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
August 2012

 Evidence-Based Nursing: Do you know the way to excellence?
Nursing Management
July 2012


 Nursing the future: Evidence-based research in nurse education
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June 2012

 Evidence-based nursing: Got accountability? Increasing data transparency
Nursing Management
June 2012


 Evidence-Based Practice: Cost-Benefit of Large System Implementation
Quality Management in Health Care
June 2012


 Evidence-based nursing: The EBP rollout process
Nursing Management
May 2012


 Overcoming Barriers to Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: A Collaboration Between Academics and Practice
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development
April 2012 


 Evidence-based nursing: Delivering on the promise of EBP
Nursing Management
April 2012


 Planning for Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
April 2012

 Why Do We Worship P < .05?
Quality Management in Health Care
March 2012


RESEARCH CORNER: Your role in protecting research participants

Nursing2012
January 2012

Evidence and the Executive: Guiding Implementation Frameworks and Resources for Evidence Translation
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration
December 2011

Research Corner: When and How to Evaluate Interrater Reliability of Patient Assessment Tools
AACN Advanced Critical Care
December 2011

A Taste of Nursing Research: An Interactive Program Introducing Evidence-Based Practice and Research to Clinical Nurses
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development
November/December 2011

Research Rounds: Understanding P values
Nursing2011 Critical Care
November 2011

Evidence-Based Practice: Disseminating the Evidence and Sustaining the Change
American Journal of Nursing
November 2011

VNAA's Voice: Evidence-Based Care, Best Practices, and OASIS-C
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October 2011

Evidence-Based Practice, Part III: Implementation
American Journal of Nursing
August 2011

Evidence-Based Practice, Part II: Critical Appraisal of the Evidence
American Journal of Nursing
January 2011

 Strategies for Promoting the Scientific Integrity of Nursing Research in Clinical Settings
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development
September/October 2010
 
Seeing Through the Clouds in Evidence-Based Practice
Nursing Management
November 2009
 

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