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Evidence-based nursing : an introduction / editors, Nicky Cullum ... [et al.].

Other author/creatorCullum, Nicky.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoOxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub./BMJ Journals/RCN Pub.,
Descriptionxxii, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents An Introduction to evidence based nursing -- Implementing evidence-based nursing: some misconceptions -- Asking answerable questions -- Of studies, summaries, synopses and systems: the evolution of services for finding current best evidence.-- Searching for the best evidence. Part 1: where to look -- Searching for the best evidence. Part 2: searching CINAHL and Medline -- Identifying the best research design to fit the question. Part 1: quantitative research -- Identifying the best research design to fit the question. Part 2: qualitative research -- If you could just provide me with a sample: examining sampling in qualitative and quantitative research papers -- The fundamentals of quantitative measurement -- Summarising and presenting the effects of treatments -- Estimating treatment effects: real or the result of chance? -- Data analysis in qualitative research -- Users' guides to the nursing literature: an introduction --Evaluation of studies of treatment or prevention interventions -- Assessing allocation concealment and blinding in randomised controlled trials: why bother? --Number needed to treat: a clinically useful measure of the effects of nursing interventions -- The term double blind leaves readers in the dark -- Evaluation of systematic reviews of treatment or prevention interventions -- Evaluation of studies of screening tools and diagnostic tests -- Evaluation of studies of health economics -- Evaluation of studies of prognosis -- Evaluation of studies of causation (aetiology) -- Evaluation of studies of harm -- Evaluation of qualitative research studies -- Appraising and adapting clinical practice guidelines -- Models of implementation in nursing -- Closing the gap between nursing research and practice -- Promoting research utilisation in nursing: the role of the individual, organisation, and environment -- Nurses, information use, and clinical decision making: the real world potential for evidence-based decisions in nursing -- Computerised decision support systems in nursing -- Building a foundation for evidence-based practice: experiences in a tertiary hospital -- Glossary -- Index
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2007018598
ISBN1405145978 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9781405145978 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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