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Nurses' guide to evidence-based practice  

A compilation of resources designed to empower practicing nurses to use the best available knowledge in caring for their patients.
Last Updated: Oct 23, 2014 URL: http://libguides.llu.edu/evidence Print Guide RSS Updates

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Learn the Terminology

 

Speed up on Clinical Research

 

EBM Tools

Levels of evidence / Oxford Univ.

Catmaker / Univ. of Oxford
All-Purpose 4-fold Table Analyser (Catmaker's scratching post)

Stats calculator / UToronto
Critical appraisal Tools / Univ. of Oxford
Appraise the evidence / UNC

The Research Cycle / WHO


EBM Guides & Tools (Samaritan Health)

Technology Assessments / AHRQ
EBM Stats Calculator Diagnostic Test - calculates the Sensitivity, Specificity, PPV, NPV, LR+, and LR-Prospective Study

 

What is Evidence-based Nursing

Definitions:

Evidence-Based Nursing or EBN is a type of evidence-based medicine. It involves identifying solid research findings and implementing them in nursing practices, in order to increase the quality of patient care. / Wikipedia --read more...

Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN) is "the process by which nurses make clinical decisions using the best available research evidence, their clinical expertise and patient preferences" (University of Minnesota Evidence-Based Nursing site, 2001).

Evidence-based nursing introduction (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Articles:
Introduction to Evidence-based Nursing (Centre for Evidence-based Medicine)

Implementing Evidence-based nursing: some misconceptions (BMJ)

Implementing Evidence-based Nursing : an editorial (Centre for Evidence-based Medicine)

Library Liaison for Nursing

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