Evidence-Based Practice

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Evidence-based nursing practice is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of theory-derived, research-based information in making decisions about care delivery to individuals or groups of patients and considers individual needs and preferences.It is vital to a practice-based profession like nursing to use the best current evidence when making clinical practice decisions.


Published: Milner, Kerry. "Evidence-Based Practice." Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner. Eds. Julie G. Stewart and Susan M. DeNisco. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015.

ISBN 9781449694692