Synopses & Reviews
Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice an integral part of your clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice with Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare. Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of the authorsandrsquo; gold standardand#160;textbook covers all the information you need to use evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show you how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care.
- Enhance your understanding of the EBP process through Making EBP Real features at the end of each unit that present real world case stories and EBP Fast Facts that highlight important points from each chapter.
- Master the content of the course with critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables.
- Further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills using handy web alerts that direct you to helpful Internet resources.
- Take your learning beyond the book with a wide range of online resources, including the American Journal of Nursing EBP Step-by-Step Series, which provides a real-world example of the EBP process, plus learning objectives, journal articles, and checklists, templates, and evaluation tables.
This best-selling, user-friendly resource to evidence-based practice serves as a guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. "Real-life" examples assist the reader in actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers in the implementation of evidence-based care.
Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Second Edition of this best-selling book is a user-friendly guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. "Real-life" examples assist readers in actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers to implementation of evidence-based care.
This edition contains a new chapter on implementing evidence in clinical settings and emphasizes all the steps needed in making evidence-based practice part of a sustainable healthcare culture. Web alerts direct readers to Internet resources to further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills.
A bound-in CD-ROM contains checklists and other guides to aid readers in formulating clinical questions and appraising various types of quantitative and qualitative evidence.
This package contains the following products:
- 9781605473239 McEwen Theoretical Basis for Nursing, North American Edition, 3e
- 9781605477787 Melnyk Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare, 2e
- 9781605477084 Polit Nursing Research, North American Edition, 9e
Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of Bernadette Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholtandrsquo;s gold standardand#160;textbook covers all the steps students need to make evidence-based practice part of their clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show students how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care. and#160;This edition includes new features to help students see the difference they can make by using the EBP paradigm and process, including EBP Fast Facts that highlight important points from each chapter and Making EBP Real boxes at the end of each unit that present successful case stories in real world settings. The Third Edition also offers an expanded array of online resources, including, for students,and#160;the American Journal of Nursing EBP Step-by-Step Series, which provides a real-world example of the EBP process, and, for instructors, a suggested curriculum strategy involving that series, plus guided lecture notes and sample syllabi.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: Steps Zero, One, Two: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Making the Case for Evidence-Based Practice and Cultivating a Spirit of Inquiry Chapter 2: Thoroughly Revised! Asking Compelling, Clinical Questions Chapter 3: Thoroughly Revised! Finding Relevant Evidence to Answer Clinical Questions
Unit 2: Step Three: Critically Appraising Evidence Chapter 4: Critically Appraising Knowledge for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 5: Thoroughly Revised! Critically Appraising Quantitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 6: Critically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making
Unit 3: Steps Four and Five: Moving from Evidence to Action Chapter 7: Patient Concerns, Choices, and Clinical Judgment in Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 8: Advancing Optimal Care with Clinical Practice Guidelines Chapter 9: NEW! Implementing Evidence in Clinical Settings Chapter 10: Thoroughly Revised! The Role of Outcomes in Evaluating Practice Change
Unit 4: Creating and Sustaining a Culture for Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 11: NEW! Models to Guide Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 12: Creating a Vision and Motivating a Change to Evidence-Based Practice in Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Chapter 13: Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Academic Settings Chapter 14: NEW! Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Settings Chapter 15: NEW! ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentors: The Key to Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice
Unit 5: Step Six: Disseminating Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Outcomes Chapter 16: Disseminating Evidence Through Publications, Presentations, Health Policy Briefs, and the Media
Unit 6: Next Steps: Generating External Evidence Chapter 17: Generating Evidence Through Quantitative Research Chapter 18: Generating Evidence Through Qualitative Research Chapter 19: Writing a Successful Grant Proposal to Fund Research and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Projects Chapter 20: NEW! Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation
Appendix A: Case Examples: Evidence-Based Care and Outcomes in Adult Depression and in Critically Ill Children
Appendix B: Template for Asking PICOT Questions
Appendix C: Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: An Appraisal Guide for Qualitative Evidence
Appendix D: Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklists
Appendix E: Templates for Evaluation and Synthesis Tables for Conducting an Evidence Review
Appendix F: Example of a Slide Show for a 20-Minute Paper Presentation
Appendix G: Example of a Health Policy Brief
Appendix H: Example of a Press Release
Appendix I: Example of a Successful Media Dissemination Effort: When Rocking Chairs in Nursing Homes Make the News
Appendix J: Example of an Approved Consent Form for a Study
Appendix K: A Data and Safety Monitoring Plan for an Intervention Study
Appendix L: System-Wide ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentor Role Description
Appendix M: Timeline for an EBP Implementation Project
Appendix N: Instruments to Evaluate Organizational Culture and Readiness for System-Wide Integration of EBP, EBP Beliefs, and EBP Implementation and Psychometrics