Introduction. Evidence Based Practise Is Theintegrationofclinicalexpertise,Patient

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INTRODUCTION Evidence based practise is the integration of clinical expertise, patient preferences and the best research into the decision making process for patient care (Porter O Grady, 2010). (Sakett) The Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). code of conduct implores nurses and midwives alike, to practice in line with the best available evidence, to ensure clinical treatment is administered based on up to date knowledge and are consistent with tried and tested methods. This is to ensure patient safety as well as the practitioners. (NMC, 2015). In this essay, I will appraise the sampling methods used in the following two case studies: Beaumont E.,…show more content…
The need for EBP is in order to improve service procedures and provide reliable evidence to inform health practitioners and inform clinical decision making EBP promotes the application of research evidence as a basis on which to make health care decisions Evidence based practice (EBP) is to demonstrate the best practice, which has been supported, with a valid and clear rationale to support it. Whilst using (EBP), this also acknowledges the patient/clients best interest. (EBP) is 'the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patient/clients ' (Sackett et al, 1996). In this definition Sackett facilitates an understanding between (EBP) and decisions we make in everyday practice. This demonstrates the strong connection between both aspects. Here, Sackett emphasises the importance of decisions we make as healthcare professionals, and how clearly they should be stated. This shows that decisions are well thought-out, which demonstrates that the use of evidence is used sensibly and carefully, which means that any care or support we deliver must be evidence based. It shows that Sackett understands that if care or support we provide has a rationale, then this enables us to deliver it with a meaningful purpose. In adherence to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) we as healthcare

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