Description : 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
Description : Equip yourself to expertly conduct evidence-based practice (EBP) or quality improvement (QI)projects. Written by renowned EBP and QI 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 EBP and QI projects 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 QI 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.
Description : Like all health professionals, speech and language therapists (SLTs) need to keep themselves up-to-date with the research evidence base that is relevant to their field of practice and be able to show how this contributes to their clinical decision-making. However, it is not always clear to practitioners how evidence-based practice (EBP) can be properly embedded in their day-to-day activities. In this valuable book, Hazel Roddam and Jemma Skeat present a wealth of instructive examples by SLT contributors from around the world, showing how clinicians, educators, and researchers have risen to the EBP challenge. Embedding evidence-based practice in speech and language therapy showcases the creative ways that SLTs are developing knowledge and skills for EBP, creating contexts that support the use of evidence in practice, and working towards making evidence easily accessible and usable. It includes real-life examples of how SLTs have encountered a clinical problem or situation and have accessed and used the evidence within their day-to-day practice. The contributors come from a wide range of work settings, from services situated within large organizations to those in independent practice, and represent a range of clinical areas, from paediatric to adult and across speech, language, voice, fluency, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and dysphagia. This book is written for an audience of clinical practitioners, at any stage of their career, and is additionally a valuable resource for SLT students and lecturers.
Description : 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
Description : Evidence based practice is now widely accepted as a fundamental tenet of midwifery. The importance of evidence in defining midwifery policy and practice in the UK health system, and others, is acknowledged and enduring. While the development and evaluation of research in midwifery is well charted, the question of how such evidence is incorporated into practice has, to date, received less attention and discussion in the midwifery profession. Answering this need, Evidence Based Midwifery focuses on the dissemination and use of evidence for midwifery practice, and explores midwives’ experiences in using the evidence base to inform policy and enhance clinical practice. Written by a highly-regarded and diverse group from the UK and international midwifery community, Evidence Based Midwifery addresses issues of relevance to all midwives whether clinical practitioners or educators, students or supervisors, researchers or managers. Issues that influence evidence based midwifery are discussed, and topics covered include problem based learning, implementation of evidence based guidelines and the involvement of service users. Edited by founder members of the Evidence Based Midwifery Network International collaboration with contributions from the UK, Greece, Canada and the Netherlands Primary focus on the incorporation of evidence into midwifery practice Real-life examples throughout
Description : This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book provides a practical introduction to and overview of the development and implementation of evidence-based practice. It focuses on how to look for and appraise the available evidence, how to apply the evidence using a variety of approaches and in different organisational contexts, and how to understand different dimensions of personal and organisational change and its ethical components. Numerous examples from practice and case studies clarify theory Very readable writing style and user-friendly format with checklists of key issues Opportunities for reflective learning Update on current policy and regulatory frameworks Role of clinical governance in evidence-based practice considered.
Description : Employers expect new graduates to be well-versed in evidence-based practice—its theory and its implementation. Begin with a concise introduction to evidence-based practice to gain a full perspective of what it is and why it's so important. Then draw upon must-have guidance and tools that will help you immediately apply what you’ve learned in both classroom and clinical settings. This practical, step-by-step approach develops the critical-thinking and decision-making skills you need to effectively apply and deliver effective patient care.
Description : This book describes the processes involved in evidence-based practice. It deals with the issues of question formulation, searching, literature databases, critical appraisal including economic analysis and qualitative research, implementation and change. It takes the reader through all the steps of becoming an evidence-based practitioner, focusing on how to use how to use evidence for patient care.
Description : Provides a foundation in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform and understand the implications of evidence-based practice within a healthcare environment. Hoffmann and Bennett, University of Queensland; Del Mar, Bond University, Australia.
Description : 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.