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ISBN-13 9780803639386
ISBN-13 9780803627383
Author(s): Fain, James
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 336

What is evidence? How do you find it? How do you evaluate it?Integrate today’s best scientific knowledge and sound research methods into your clinical decision-making. Now in full-color, the 4th Edition of this AJN Book of the Year provides you with the information you need to evaluate and apply nursing research and to understand its potential impact on the quality of your patient care.Carefully updated and revised, you’ll find more information on evidence-based practice, including how to find, examine, and critically appraise evidence and then apply your conclusions in practice. There’s also expanded coverage of quantitative research design and interpreting and reporting research findings.As a bonus, you’ll have online access to the enhanced Student Workbook from the CD-ROM packaged with the print version, including learning tools and activities, a template to assist with critiquing a study, and a Research Appraisal Checklist to assist in validating a study.