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Nurses' guide to evidence-based practice

Basics on EBP concepts and resources at LLUH with a focus on the first three steps, ASK, ACQUIRE, and APPRAISE.

EBP Overview in less than a minute

"An ongoing process by which evidence, nursing theory and the practitioners’ clinical expertise are critically evaluated and considered, in conjunction with patient involvement, to provide delivery of optimum nursing care for the individual."

Scott, K., & McSherry, R. (2009). Evidenceā€based nursing: clarifying the concepts for nurses in practice. Journal of clinical nursing, 18(8), 1085-1095. 

"Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN) is an integration of the best evidence available, nursing expertise, and the values and and preferences of the individual, families, and communities who are served..."  Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing. 

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