Home > Books > Fast Facts for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: Implementing EBP in a Nutshell
Fast Facts for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: Implementing EBP in a Nutshell
View PDF

Fast Facts for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: Implementing EBP in a Nutshell

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Godshall, Maryann
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-19406-0
  • Description
  • Details

This is a pithy, pocket-sized resource for students and practicing nurses alike that delivers the foundations of evidence-based practice (EBP) and basic nursing research concepts in an easy-to-read, quick-access format.

It demystifies the research process with straightforward information presented in concise sentences and bullet points. The book focuses on providing readers with the most practical information on EBP--including how to get the best evidence quickly using various databases and includes coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods. At-a-glance charts categorize research and simple examples demonstrate concepts.

The second edition has been updated to reflect rapidly changing trends and state-of-the-art information in EBP, including such new research methods as narrative inquiry and storytelling. Using proven, class-tested content for both traditional and online courses, this updated edition includes guidance on how EBP is used to obtain and retain Magnet status, and presents examples of how health care providers are integrating EBP into their practice. The text differentiates between EBP and research, often a difficult distinction for students to grasp. Extensive coverage of how EBP can be used to improve patient care includes many practical examples. Every chapter includes the popular "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature, highlighting must-know information. The book also provides background information on defining the "compelling question" which is essential to finding the appropriate evidence-based material.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Reflects new trends, research methods, and state-of-the-art EBP information
  • Includes guidance on how EBP is used to obtain and retain Magnet status
  • Provides examples of how health care providers and hospitals are integrating EBP into their practice
  • Differentiates between EBP and research
  • Discusses how EBP can be used to improve patient care

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Godshall, Maryann
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-19406-0
  • Specialty:
    Medical Research
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 212
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2015

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.