A short synposis or summary of a study at the beginning of an article
systematically developed practice statements designed to assist clinicians about health care decisions for specific conditions or situations
expert-based guidelines developed by experts in the field
the systematic, rigorous, critical investigation that aims to answer questions about nursing phenomena
Evidence Based Practice
the collection, evaluation, and integration of valid research evidence, combined with clinical expertise and understanding of patient and family values and preferences, to inform clinical decision making
the systematic use of data to monitor the outcomes of care processes as well as the use of improvement methods to design and test changes in practice for the purpose of continuously improving the quality and safety of health care systems.
Appraisal by a nurse who is a knowledgeable consumer of research and who can appraise research evidence and use existing standards to determine