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- by hanshinn81 Sep 13, '12What is your definition of nursing research and evidence based practice?
How do you differentiate themLast edit by JustBeachyNurse on Sep 13, '12
- Sep 13, '12 by AeternaSounds like a homework question o_O;
- Sep 13, '12 by JustBeachyNurseIf you wish assistance with your homework assignment, please post what you have found already and members will be happy to guide you. but we will not do your homework for you.
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- Sep 13, '12 by mariebaileyCan you be more specific? Are you referring to evidence-based practice, research utilization, or actually doing our own research?
- Sep 14, '12 by GrnTeaYou really can't tell the difference between research and practice? Unlike a lot of language in medicine/nursing, these words actually mean exactly what they do in normal English. Perhaps you could start c your dictionary and take it from there.
- Sep 14, '12 by mariebaileyThis was a different question when I first responded. Didn't you first ask how we used research in nursing practice?
- Sep 14, '12 by mariebaileyAssuming this question remains the same, I feel like the best way to differentiate the two is to realize that evidence-based practice involves the actual application of research findings in the clinical setting. It still involves reviewing research though; you just use that research or evidence to guide your practice. Example: If I know that motivational interviewing is an effective tool to assess readiness to quit smoking based on a literature review of the best available evidence, I am engaging in evidence-based practice if I start using motivational interviewing on my patients who smoke.