Definition of Evidence-based Nursing
“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. “Evidence Based Nursing: clarifying the concepts for nurses in practice.” Journal of Clinical Nursing 2009; 18(8): 1085-95.
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Evidence Synthesis/Guidelines, Summaries (Critically Appraised Topics)
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