Evidence Based Practice Essay

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  • Evidence Based Practice

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    In this essay, I am going to consider how evidence-based practice can be used to support, justify, legitimate and/or improve clinical practice. I am also going to explore and discuss primary and secondary research evidences about how nursing interventions can potentially improve the quality of life of patients in the community suffering from heart failure. I will gather these evidences using a literature search which I will include an account of. Using a critiquing framework for support, I will

  • Evidence Based Practice And Practice

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    Itroduction: Evidence-based practice is an approach to medicine that uses scientific evidence to determine the best practice (Beyea & Slattery, 2006). As nurses perform their daily tasks they must continually ask themselves, “What is the evidence for this intervention?”. Nurses are well positioned to question current nursing practices and use evidence to make care more effective. In order to improve patients’ outcomes it is the responsibility of the nurse to transition evidence-based practice into the

  • Evidence Based Practice For Nursing Practice

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    Heitkemper & Bucher (2014), “Evidence-based practice is a problem-solving approach to clinical decision making. It involves the use of the best available evidence in combination with clinical expertise and patient preferences and values to achieve desired patient outcomes.” Using evidence based practice in nursing is extremely important, because evidence-based practice is the result of others trying a practice one way but needing to change some of the guidelines to make the practice safer and over all better

  • The Research Evidence Based Practice

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    role in research evidence based practice in nursing care. Transplant nurses should practice transplant nursing that is based on evidence. Institute of medicine reported that by 2020, 90% of clinical decisions should be based on evidence, but today 12% to 14% clinical decisions are only based on evidence. Pravikoff and colleagues surveyed 3000 nurses in United States with a 37% response rate .Fifty-eight percent of responding nurses had never used research to support their practice and 46% had never

  • The Importance Of Evidence Based Practice

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    Evidence based practice [EBP] is an essential component of the health care system. Combined with both the practice of the APHRA codes of professional conduct and continual support of clinical education there can be little excuse for nurses regardless of practice setting to not uphold a superior level of medical care. Evidence based practice is defined by the Monash University (2017) as the ‘process of making clinical decisions based upon evidence, combined with the clinical experience and patient

  • The Application Of Evidence Based Practice

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    The application of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) requires doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff to be proficient in conducting quality research of peer reviewed academic literature (Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice, 2016). This process enables them to obtain appropriate and relevant evidence to support medical decisions. For example, to support the medical management of preterm births within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community (“Health of Australia 's Aboriginal Peoples”

  • The Importance Of Evidence Based Practice

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    Evidence based practice is “the key to delivering the highest quality of healthcare and ensuring the best patient outcomes at the lowest costs” (Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt, 2011). Healthcare providers integrating evidence based practice into patient care are relentlessly seeking answers to clinical questions. Evidence based clinical decision making includes external evidence from research, internal evidence from clinical experience, and patient values (Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt, 2011). External

  • Barriers to Evidence-Based Practices

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    Evidence-based practice requires ready access to external evidence that can lead to up-to-date clinical decision making. Meanwhile, libraries have been under growing funding pressure when physiotherapists have been adapting evidence-based practice. Journal subscription prices have increased intensely past ten years in the field of medicine, the average price increase over this period was 304% (Albee & Dingley 2000). A lot of library budgets are unable to afford such increases and libraries have had

  • Evidence Based Practice Essay

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    The author’s intention is to identify an aspect of clinical practice which lends itself to change at a micro level. The definition of a micro-change is an intervention of change aimed at the individual or the way small teams work. The micro-level change is not to be confused with a service change (Walsh, 2009). When considering a change in practice we need to firstly understand why we need to make a change? Secondly when making a change, we need to justify a decision. This can be achieved by

  • Evidence Based Practice For Nursing Practice

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    Evidence-Base practice (EBP) is defined as: “based on problem identified from the practitioner’s area of practice; a combining of best evidence and professional expertise and an integration of this into current practice; about ensuring patients receive quality care, being part of quality improvement processes; about collaboration and requiring a team approach” (French, 1999). Scott and Mcsherry (2008) supported the French’s assertion, proposing the key elements of EBP are that it is a theory-driven

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