Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement
Equip yourself to expertly conduct evidence-based practice (EBP) or quality improvement (QI)projects. Written by renowned EBP and QI experts LoBiondo-Wood, Haber, & Titler, Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement provides a straightforward yet comprehensive guide to planning, implementation, and evaluation of EBP and QI projects to improve quality of care and health outcomes. This brand-new, full-color, richly illustrated textbook begins with foundational content and then works through the processes of developing and exploring clinical questions, implementing results, and disseminating information. The book’s content and approach have been developed specifically with the adult learner in mind, with multiple full-text appendix articles referenced throughout as examples, along with unique pedagogical aids including EBP Tips and EBP Key points to ground concepts in a "real-life" context.
- NEW! Written by renowned EBP experts LoBiondo-Wood, Haber, & Titler to provide a straightforward yet comprehensive guide to planning and conducting EBP and QI projects.
- NEW! A straightforward, practical approach begins with foundational content and then works through the processes of developing and exploring clinical questions, implementing results, and disseminating information.
- NEW! Developed specifically with the adult learner in mind, with multiple full-text appendix articles referenced throughout as examples, along with unique pedagogical aids including EBP Tips and EBP Key Points to ground concepts in a "real-life" context.
Part I. Introduction 1. Overview of Evidence-Based Practice 2. Models and Evidence
Part II. Processes of Developing EBP and Questions in Various Clinical Settings 3. Developing Compelling Clinical Questions 4. Search and Critical Appraisal of the Literature 5. Principles of Assessing Research Quality 6. Intervention Studies 7. Observational Studies 8. Systematic Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines 9. Qualitative Studies 10. Understanding Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice
Part III. Implementation 11. Evidence-Based Approaches for Improving Healthcare Quality 12. Planning for Success 13. Launching Implementation 14. Implementation Strategies for Stakeholders 15. Patient-Centered Evidence-Based Practices
Part IV. Evaluation and Dissemination 16. Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practice 17. Dissemination
Appendices Appendix A – Interventions to improve adherence to lipid-lowering medication Appendix B – Impact of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents on behavioral measures in children born premature Appendix C – The effect of a translating research into practice intervention to promote use of evidence-based fall prevention interventions in hospitalized adults: A prospective pre–post implementation study in the U.S. Appendix D – Improving exercise prescribing in a rural New England free clinic Appendix E – Application of the EBP process: Maximizing lactation support with minimal education Appendix F – Normothermia for neuroprotection: It’s hot to be cool Appendix G – 2016 IPEC Competencies Appendix H – WHO Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas, Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN, The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York and Marita G. Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN, Rhetaugh Dumas Endowed Chair and Department Chair, Systems, Populations, and Leadership, University of Michigan School of Nursing and UMHS, Ann Arbor, Michigan