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The Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to serve as the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. Based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), each unit is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. This unique organizational approach combined with updated case studies and ethical principles allows the research process to be tangible and linked with strategies that promote advancement.
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Furthermore, authoritative content from the text has been supplemented with an outstanding Companion Website full of activities that reinforce evidence-based practice and strategies. An Access Code for the Companion Website is included with new print books. For a truly interactive and engaging learning experience, website icons within the text indicate when students should go online to engage in activities that will strengthen their understanding of how to apply evidence at the point of care.
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To help meet the changing needs of today's faculty and students, the Second Edition has been fully integrated with a full suite of instructor and student ancillaries, helping instructors teach more efficiently and students learn more effectively.
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The Companion Web site, specifically designed to complement the Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses, offers students an unprecedented degree of integration between the text and online world through many useful study tools, including:
Apply What You Have Learned
Critical Thinking Questions
Journal Article Grid
An ideal resource for nursing research courses.
Unit I Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 1 What Is Evidence-Based Practice?
Chapter 2 Using Evidence through Collaboration to Promote Excellence in Nursing Practice
Unit II Acquisition of Knowledge
Chapter 3 Identifying Research Questions
Chapter 4 Finding Sources of Evidence
Chapter 5 Linking Theory, Research, and Practice
Unit III Persuasion
Chapter 6 Quantitative Designs: Using Numbers to Provide Evidence
Chapter 7 Qualitative Designs: Using Words to Provide Evidence
Chapter 8 Collecting Evidence
Chapter 9 Using Samples to Provide Evidence
Chapter 10 Other Sources of Evidence
Unit IV Decision
Chapter 11 What do the Quantitative Data Mean?
Chapter 12 What do the Qualitative Data Mean?
Chapter 13 Weighing in on the Evidence
Unit V Implementation
Chapter 14 Transitioning Evidence to Practice
Chapter 15 Developing Oneself as an Innovator
Unit VI Confirmation
Chapter 16 Evaluating Outcomes of Innovations
Chapter 17 Sharing the Insights with Others
Nola A. Schmidt, PhD, RN, CNE-Associate Professor, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
College of Nursing
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781449679255
- ISBN-13: 9781449679897
- ISBN-13: 9781449622503
Janet M. Brown, PhD, RN-Dean and Professor, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing