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Evidence-Based Practice
An in-depth examination of the utilization of evidence-based practice (EBP) in the nursing profession.
# 96496 | 3,835 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 10, 2007 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Medical and Health (General)


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Description:

The paper discusses articles by nurses who have contemplated the implications of EBP when applied to both nursing research and practice. The paper demonstrates how each author centers on specific aspects concerning EBP, which may be empirical, practical, or even political (macro) in nature. The paper discusses how the main concern about this new framework is its applicability to nursing practice; the authors agreed that EBP should not be implemented as a practice based only on research information. The paper relates that EBP is not only criticized from an empirical and practical point of view, but for its political aspects as well.

Outline:
Introduction
Critical Discussions of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Summary/Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Avis, M. (Oct 2006). "Evidence for practice, epistemology, and critical reflection." Nursing Philosophy, Vol. 7, Issue 4.
  • Estabrooks, C. (1998). "Will evidence-based nursing practice make practice perfect?" Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, Vol. 30, No. 1.
  • McCormack, B. (2006). "Evidence-based practice and the potential for transformation." Journal of Research in Nursing, Vol. 11, No. 2.
  • Rolfe, G. (Jan 2006). "Nursing praxis and the science of the unique." Nursing Science, Vol. 19, No. 1.

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APA Format

Evidence-Based Practice (2007, July 10) Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/research-paper/evidence-based-practice-96496/

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"Evidence-Based Practice" 10 July 2007. Web. 23 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/research-paper/evidence-based-practice-96496/>

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