Achieving Evidence-Based Practice , 2nd Edition

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By Susan Hamer, BA MA RGN FETC(Dist) NDNCert and Gill Collinson, RGN, BSc, MA, AdvDipTherapeuticCounselling&ManagementChange
ISBN
9780702027765
Publication Date
23-11-2005
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  • 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
  • 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.

    Key Features
    • 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
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780702027765
    Author Informaiton By Susan Hamer, BA MA RGN FETC(Dist) NDNCert, Programme Director and Coordinator, Centre for the Development of Health Care Policy and Practice, University of Leeds, UK; and Gill Collinson, RGN, BSc, MA, AdvDipTherapeuticCounselling&ManagementChange, Programme Director, Centre for the Development of Health Care Policy and Practice, University of Leeds; Development Consultant, GC Consulting, Leeds, UK
    Published Reviews "This is a welcome updated version of a key handbook... This book is easy to read and well structured. Each chapter starts with a 'key issues' box, and the text is interspersed with tabls, diagrams and illustrations...it is a useful book to ahve around." Nursing Standard Vol 20 No 33.
    Table of Content Section 1. Looking for the evidence.
    Evidence-based practice.
    Types of evidence.
    Systematic reviews.
    Information sourcing.
    Section 2. Applying the evidence.
    Clinical effectiveness.
    Development of practice.
    Audit.
    Section 3 Reflecting upon the evidence.
    Personal change.
    Organisational change.
    Ethical change.
    Publication Date 23-11-2005
    Pages 236
    Trim 156x234
    Stock Status In Stock
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