Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare

A Facilitation Guide

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Author: Gill Harvey,Alison Kitson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136768084

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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The successful implementation of evidence into practice is dependent on aligning the available evidence to the particular context through the active ingredient of facilitation. Designed to support the widely recognised PARIHS framework, which works as a guide to plan, action and evaluate the implementation of evidence into practice, this book provides a very practical ‘how-to’ guide for facilitating the whole process. This text discusses: undertaking an initial diagnosis of the context and reaching a consensus on the evidence to be implemented; how to link the research evidence with clinical and patients’ experience and local information in the form of audit data or patient and staff feedback; the range of diagnostic, consensus building and stakeholder consultation methods that can be helpful; a description of facilitator roles and facilitation methods, tools and techniques; some of theories that underpin the PARIHS framework and how these have been integrated to inform a revised version of PARIHS Including internationally-sourced case study examples to illustrate how the facilitation role and facilitation skills have been applied in a range of different health care settings, this is the ideal text for those interested in leading or facilitating evidence based implementation projects, from the planning stage through to evaluation.

Challenges Faced by Nurses in Implementing Evidence Based Practice in the Clinical Setting

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Author: Patrick Kimuyu

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3668640637

Category: Medical

Page: 7

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Document from the year 2018 in the subject Nursing / Foster Care Management / Social Services, grade: 1, Egerton University, language: English, abstract: Over the past few decades, approaches towards healthcare reforms have been framed within the scope of clinical evidence leading to the emergence of what is commonly referred to as evidence based practice (EBP). EBP is conceptualized as a new clinical decision making approach that is based on diverse aspects of clinical practice including clinical experience, emerging research findings, patient preferences, and expert opinion. This new approach is considered a transformative perspective through which patient outcomes and quality of care can be improved. From a critical perspective, evidence based practice underpins the advancement and development across the continuum of clinical practice. In the Australian context, healthcare professionals are involved in the assessment and implementation of EBP. However, nurses are expected to play integral roles in implementing EBP in the clinical setting. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia [NMBA] 2016 standards of nursing practice require nurses to adopt evidence based interventions, in order to improve the safety and quality of practice. According to NMBA (2016) standard 1.1; a registered nurses “accesses, analyses, and uses the best available evidence, that includes research findings, for safe, quality practice” (p. 3). Based on this standard of practice, it is expected that nurses are at the forefront of EBP implementation in the clinical setting, yet they do not have relevant training or support. Therefore, this essay argues that it is not feasible to expect RNs to implement EBP in the clinical setting without training/support.

Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

A Guide to Best Practice

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Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk,Ellen Fineout-Overholt

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605477788

Category: Medical

Page: 599

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Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt are creators of the ARCC (Advancing Research and Clinical practice through close Collaboration) Model, an innovative strategy for implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice in healthcare systems. The ARCC Model is cited as an exemplar of education in evidence-based practice in the Board on Health Care Services and the Institute of Medicine's book, Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality. "McInyk and Fineout-Overholt's book should be required reading in all graduate programs. Their text has provided a blueprint for the future of nursing practice and a rigorously substantiated and clearly described means for clinicians, educators, and administrators to participate in improving quality of care." Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor University of Maryland School of Nursing "Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice has been instrumental in developing a culture of evidence-based practice at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. It is fundamental to our curriculum provided to all levels of staff, from new graduate nurses to the highest levels of hospital leadership." Dr. Patricia Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dr. Gail Rea, RN, PhD, CNE, Dr. Karen Balakas, RN, PhD, CNE, Jennifer Williams, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, Elizabeth Pratt, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC Evidence Equals Excellence group at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish School of Nursing at Goldfarb Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice is an exemplary text that spans the continuum of nursing evidence to support best practice. Utilizing this text with undergraduate, RN to BSN, and graduate nursing students, it is the ONLY text that demonstrates how to retrieve, read, and analyze evidence whether it is published as an individual study, systematic review, meta-analysis, best practice guideline, or outcomes management report. Students learn how to utilize multiple complex databases and websites as they move through each chapter. And, they experience dissemination of evidence through the development of presentations, publications, posters, and grants. This is truly a remarkable book that embraces evidence as the basis for nursing practice and patient-centered care and safety. Having used this text with more than 1000 students over the past five years, I can honestly say that I have found no other text that facilitates learning and development of clinical judgment that is grounded in valid, reliable, and applicable evidence. This is a keeper! Alice E. Dupler, JD, APRN-BC Clinical Associate Professor Washington State University College of Nursing "I have used the book since I developed the Evidence-based Practice course for our College of Nursing in Fall 2007. It was the first course of its kind at Indiana State University. It has been well received and the preferred course for all nursing graduate students for completion of their final scholarly projects. The text was essential in developing the course and provides the foundation and guidance that the students need to develop their Evidence Based Practice projects...the students love the text!" Susan Eley PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor Director FNP Program Indiana State University

Evidence-Based Practice in Action

Comprehensive Strategies, tools, and Tips from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

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Author: Laura Cullen,Kirsten Hanrahan,Michele Farrington,Jennifer DeBerg,Sharon Tucker,Charmaine Kleiber

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1940446937

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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One of the biggest challenges of evidence-based practice (EBP) is translating knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. Failure to execute EBP well is rarely due to a lack of information, understanding, or experience; rather, it comes down to the lack of tools and practicality of implementing EBP into nursing care. Evidence-Based Practice in Action is a unique, application-oriented EBP toolkit that follows the steps of the newly modified Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care. This book offers a detailed plan to guide nurses and healthcare leaders in promoting EBP adoption and implementation. This practical, easy-to-use guide directs healthcare leaders through preparing, implementing, and evaluating EBP and provides tools for topic selection, literature searches, research and evidence review, implementation, and evaluation. The authors provide comprehensive building blocks along with strategies, tools, and tips to guide individuals and teams who make the important day-to-day decisions that ultimately affect patient outcomes. 2nd Place 2018 AJN Book of the Year

Evidence-Based Practice

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Author: Janet Houser,Kathleen S. Oman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449658237

Category: Medical

Page: 282

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Evidence-Based Practice: An Implementation Guide for Healthcare Organizations was created to assist the increasing number of hospitals that are attempting to implement evidence-based practice in their facilities with little or no guidance. This manual serves as a guide for the design and implementation of evidence-based practice systems and provides practice advice, worksheets, and resources for providers. It also shows institutions how to achieve Magnet status without the major investment in consultants and external resources.

Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Competencies in Healthcare: A Practical Guide for Improving Quality, Safety, and Outcomes

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Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN,Lynn Gallagher-Ford, PhD, RN, DPFNAP, NE-BC,Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1940446422

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Hospitals and healthcare systems around the world have attempted to build and sustain evidence-based practice (EBP) cultures and environments, yet they have struggled to clearly understand what EBP competency means. Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Competencies in Healthcare clears up that confusion and serves as a guide for clinicians, leaders, faculty, EBP mentors, and students in achieving EBP competency, facilitating evidence-based decision making in daily practice, and accelerating the speed at which research knowledge is translated into real-world settings to improve health outcomes and decrease healthcare costs. Authors Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Lynn Gallagher-Ford, and Ellen Fineout-Overholt provide step-by-step explanations and case scenarios that illustrate realistic advice and ready-to-use resources to help organizations integrate EBP broadly and deeply across their infrastructure to improve patient care quality and safety.

Implementing Evidence-based Practice for Nurses

Real-life Success Stories

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Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk,Ellen Fineout-Overholt

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1935476688

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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A book for staff nurses about evidence-based practice--one of the most important movements in health care in the 21st Century. The 90 stories are written by staff nurses in health-care facilities across the country. Contains true stories of how nurses are using EBP to improve care for their patients. The stories were compiled by two of the leading nurse experts in EBP: Bernadettte Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt. A useful supplement to EBP textbooks. A perfect gift book for new or seasoned nurses.

Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

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Author: Debra Bick,Ian D. Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118702336

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with SigmaTheta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementingevidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery and mirrors theremit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassingclinical practice, administration, research and publicpolicy. Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-BasedPractice considers the importance of approaches to evaluate theimplementation of evidence-based practice. Outcomes of evidence-based practice can be wide ranging andsometimes unexpected. It is therefore important to evaluatethe success of any implementation in terms of clinical outcomes,influence on health status, service users and health policy andlong-term sustainability, as well as economic impacts. This, the third and final book in the series, looks at how best toidentify, evaluate and assess the outcomes of implementation ,reflecting a wide range of issues to consider and addresswhen planning and measuring outcomes. An informative, practical resource for an internationalreadership Providing critical evaluation of models and approaches tomeasuring outcomes Explores the importance of measuring successfulimplementation Examines outcomes in terms of long-term sustainability Addresses economic impacts and influence on healthpolicy Provides practice-based examples Written by a team of internationally respected authors

An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare

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Author: Alison Pooler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317903080

Category: Medical

Page: 96

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The beginner’s guide to Evidence-based Practice for Nursing, Health and Social Care. An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health aims to help students, educators, mentors and professionals to make sense of knowledge derived from research and how to use it as a basis for making sound decisions about patient care. Covering everything from basic terminology to the application of Evidence-based Practice in your everyday routine, this text is the guide to better practice. Written in a accessible and interactive style, An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health clearly sets out what Evidence-based Practice is, why it is important and how you can use it successfully to improve patient care. Key Features for success in Evidence-based Practice: Simply and quickly shows you what Evidence-based Practice is and how you can use it. Helps you to develop an understanding of the policies driving Evidence-based Practice and professional development. Regular reinforcement of your learning through integrated Activities and end-of-chapter self assessment. Extensive references and suggestions for further reading and online research. Integrated Glossary keeps you up-to-date with the latest jargon.

How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare

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Author: Trisha Greenhalgh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119238536

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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British Medical Association Book Award Winner - President's Award of the Year 2018 From the author of the bestselling introduction to evidence-based medicine, this brand new title makes sense of the complex and confusing landscape of implementation science, the role of research impact, and how to avoid research waste. How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare clearly and succinctly demystifies the implementation process, and explains how to successfully apply evidence-based healthcare to practice in order to ensure safe and effective practice. Written in an engaging and practical style, it includes frameworks, tools and techniques for successful implementation and behavioural change, as well as in-depth coverage and analysis of key themes and topics with a focus on: Groups and teams Organisations Patients Technology Policy Networks and systems How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare is essential reading for students, clinicians and researchers focused on evidence-based medicine and healthcare, implementation science, applied healthcare research, and those working in public health, public policy, and management.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment

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Author: Faye S. Taxman,Steven Belenko

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461404125

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

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Community corrections programs are emerging as an effective alternative to incarceration for drug-involved offenders, to reduce recidivism and improve public health and public safety. Since evidence-based practice is gaining recognition as a success factor in both community systems and substance abuse treatment, a merger of the two seems logical and desirable. But integrating evidence-based addiction treatment into community corrections is no small feat—costs, personnel decisions, and effective, appropriate interventions are all critical considerations. Featuring the first model of implementation strategies linking these fields, Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment sets out criteria for identifying practices and programs as evidence. The book’s detailed blueprint is based on extensive research into organizational factors (e.g., management buy-in) and external forces (e.g., funding, resources) with the most impact on the adoption of evidence-based practices, and implementation issues ranging from skill building to quality control. With this knowledge, organizations can set realistic, attainable goals and achieve treatment outcomes that reflect the evidence base. Included in the coverage: Determining evidence for “what works.” Organization change and technology transfer: theory and literature review. The current state of addiction treatment and community corrections. Unique challenges of evidence-based addiction treatment under community supervision. Assessing suitability of evidence-based practice in real-world settings. A conceptual model for implementing evidence-based treatment in community corrections. Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment is a breakthrough volume for graduate- and postgraduate-level researchers in criminology, as well as policymakers and public health researchers.

Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health Care

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Author: American Psychiatric Association

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585627325

Category: Medical

Page: 124

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As the first attempt to synthesize the movement toward widespread implementation of evidence-based mental health practices, this groundbreaking collection articulates the basic tenets of evidence-based medicine and shows how practices proven effective by clinical services research could improve the lives of many people. Intended to stimulate much-needed public discussion, these remarkable contributions cover both general issues, such as Implementing practices in routine mental health settings, including strategies for disseminating evidence-based practices to staff members Ensuring that efforts to implement such practices are informed by the knowledge and experience of administrators, clinicians, patients, and advocates Integrating evidence-based practices with the recovery model and focusing on guidelines and algorithms for pharmacologic treatment of people with severe mental illness Identifying the policy implications of the movement, particularly in public-sector settings, and describing eight courses of action for addressing the gap between science and practice and specific practices, such as Describing critical components of practices for which substantial evidence exists, such as supported employment, dual diagnosis services, and assertive community treatment Developing an evidence base for particular populations, such as children and adolescents and geriatric patients; and for clinical subgroups, such as patients with severe mental illness and posttraumatic stress disorder-and implementing a range of practices for each population Debate in public forums is critical to explaining the benefits of evidence-based care and allaying the fears of patients, practitioners, administrators, policy makers, and vested interest groups that evidence-based care excludes them from the decision-making process. Patients need to know that their individual characteristics, preferences, and autonomy are highly valued and won't be discounted by rigid adherence to the particular treatments. Practitioners need to know about the credibility of the evidence base and about new techniques and responsibilities and to understand that their favorite practices won't necessarily be excluded during initial attempts to implement evidence-based practices. Administrators and policy makers need to know about financing, organizing, implementing, and sustaining new practices. Finally, vested interest groups need to know that the introduction of evidence-based practices doesn't mean that what they do now is ineffective. This unique and densely informative volume will be welcomed by mental health care professionals and by lawmakers, planners, administrators, and others who are charged with the responsibility of providing effective care to vulnerable populations.

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Nursing and Health Care

Assimilating Research, Experience and Expertise

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Author: Alan Pearson,John Field,Zoe Jordan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444316559

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Nursing and Healthcare examinesthe Joanna Briggs Institute model for evidence-based practice whichrecognises research, theory and practice as sources of evidence andtakes a practical approach to developing, implementing andevaluating practice, based on 'evidence' in its broadestsense. Evidence-based Clinical Practice in Nursing and Healthcareaddresses the nature of evidence in clinical practice, generatingand synthesising evidence, and transferring and utilising evidencein clinical practice. It describes the development of practiceinformation sheets and clinical guidelines and provides practicalguidance on the implementation of evidence-based practice and itsevaluation using clinical audit.

Research for Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare

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Author: Robert Newell,Philip Burnard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297067

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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This is an essential, accessible introduction to thepracticalities of research and evidence-based practice aimed at allpre-registration nursing and healthcare students. It placesresearch and evidence in the context of clinical practice,introduces the main methodological approaches in qualitative andquantitative research, and describes the processes of researchappraisal, dissemination and implementation. The new edition of Research for Evidence-Based Practicein Healthcare has been updated to include information for abroader health care audience. It engages students with the researchand evidence agenda, demonstrates the relevance of research andevidence to nursing practice, and provides the skills needed toexplore these areas in greater detail. Special features: · Apractical guide to research methods and evidence-based practice · Newedition of a successful student textbook · Includesa glossary of common research terms · Providescase studies, key points, further reading, and activitiesthroughout · Accompanying website with links to further reading

Clinical Context for Evidence-based Nursing Practice

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Author: Bridie Kent,Brendan McCormack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405184337

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery and mirrors the remit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassing clinical practice, administration, research and public policy. Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice provides insights into the key contextual issues to be considered in the implementation and assessment of evidence-based practice. Increasingly, implementation research is demonstrating that for evidence to be successfully implemented into practice, the context of practice needs to be considered. Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice addresses professional, educational, and organizational contextual issues that impact on the implementation of evidence into practice and the bringing about of practice change. Practical strategies that have been used effectively to overcome these contextual issues in a range of healthcare settings are identified. Specific contextual issues in different care settings are also addressed e.g. acute care, primary health care, peri-operative settings, paediatrics, aged care, mental health, midwifery. Each chapter is written by an internationally known and respected author, with experience of developing or reviewing contextual strategies that have an impact on the implementation and utilisation of research in practice. They explore how gaining a better understanding of context made a difference to the implementation process or outcome and address the potential to transfer different approaches to a range of healthcare settings. An informative, practical resource for nurses and other health care professionals Explores context-related models and approaches to implementation Informs implementation and enables effective decision making Critically appraises contextual factors across the spectrum of care Explores future directions and implications Includes case examples

Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement - E-Book

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Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood,Judith Haber,Marita G. Titler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323480004

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Equip yourself to expertly conduct EBP or quality improvement projects. Written by renowned EBP experts LoBiondo-Wood, Haber, & Titler, Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement provides a straightforward yet comprehensive guide to planning, implementation, and evaluation of EBPs to improve quality of care and health outcomes. This brand-new, full-color, richly illustrated textbook begins with foundational content and then works through the processes of developing and exploring clinical questions, implementing results, and disseminating information. The book’s content and approach have been developed specifically with the adult learner in mind, with multiple full-text appendix articles referenced throughout as examples, along with unique pedagogical aids including EBP Tips and EBP Key points to ground concepts in a "real-life" context. NEW! Written by renowned EBP experts LoBiondo-Wood, Haber, & Titler to provide a straightforward yet comprehensive guide to planning and conducting EBP and quality improvement projects. NEW! A straightforward, practical approach begins with foundational content and then works through the processes of developing and exploring clinical questions, implementing results, and disseminating information. NEW! Developed specifically with the adult learner in mind, with multiple full-text appendix articles referenced throughout as examples, along with unique pedagogical aids including EBP Tips and EBP Key Points to ground concepts in a "real-life" context.

Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice

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Author: Bridie Kent,Brendan McCormack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118275896

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with SigmaTheta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementingevidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery and mirrors theremit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassingclinical practice, administration, research and public policy. Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice providesinsights into the key contextual issues to be considered in theimplementation and assessment of evidence-based practice.Increasingly, implementation research is demonstrating that forevidence to be successfully implemented into practice, the contextof practice needs to be considered. Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice addressesprofessional, educational, and organizational contextual issuesthat impact on the implementation of evidence into practice and thebringing about of practice change. Practical strategies that havebeen used effectively to overcome these contextual issues in arange of healthcare settings are identified. Specific contextualissues in different care settings are also addressed e.g. acutecare, primary health care, peri-operative settings, paediatrics,aged care, mental health, midwifery. Each chapter is written by an internationally known andrespected author, with experience of developing or reviewingcontextual strategies that have an impact on the implementation andutilisation of research in practice. They explore how gaining abetter understanding of context made a difference to theimplementation process or outcome and address the potential totransfer different approaches to a range of healthcaresettings. An informative, practical resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals Explores context-related models and approaches toimplementation Informs implementation and enables effective decisionmaking Critically appraises contextual factors across the spectrum ofcare Explores future directions and implications Includes case examples

Fast Facts for Evidence-Based Practice

Implementing EBP in a Nutshell

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Author: Maryann Godshall, PhD(c), MSN, CCRN, CPN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105684

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Designated a 2014 Doodyís Core Title by Doodyís Medical Reviews Concise and comprehensive, this book covers the basics of nursing research and the essentials of how to implement Evidence Based Practice (EBP). Using the short, reader-friendly, Fast Facts Series 'style,' the book is designed for those RNs studying Evidence Based Practice (EBP) who want quick access core content. Undergraduate nursing students who want a solid review of evidence based practice (& nursing research) will also find this book useful, as well as RN to BSNs student who need to assimilate content on basic nursing research. It is vital for both the practicing RNs and students to know the basics of EBP and understand how EBP can be implemented. Key features covered include: Delivery of a wide scope of EBP content in the abbreviated style of the Fast Facts series Includes coverage of quantitative and qualitative research approaches, defining the 'compelling question', finding and critiquing the evidence, and disseminating the research Unlocks the mystery surrounding systematic reviews and searching a database Class-tested content, used in seated and online course environments

Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Adult Disorders

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Author: Michel Hersen,Peter Sturmey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118144759

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 2 covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating adults with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, adult cognitive disorders, substance-related disorders, psychotic, mood, and anxiety disorders, and sexual disorders. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of the evidence-based practice literature for each disorder and then covers several different treatment types for clinical implementation. Edited by the renowned Peter Sturmey and Michel Hersen and featuring contributions from experts in the field, this reference is ideal for academics, researchers, and libraries.

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care

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Author: Kathy Malloch,Tim Porter-O'Grady

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449661289

Category: Medical

Page: 355

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This text provides an introductory perspective of evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. The need for explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients leads the list of the goals of today’s healthcare leader. The Second Edition of this best-selling text has been completely revised and updated and contains new chapters on Evidence-based Regulation and Evidence and Innovation.