Clinical Nurse Specialist Copyright B 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. Editorial Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN ealthcare is evidence based and grounded in knowl- Evidence-based practice is a problem-solving approach edge derived from scientific principles and research. to clinical decision making. Begin a manuscript with an HTrue, yet we know from experience that many cli- introduction to the background for the problem. This sec- nicians and organizations base their care and care policies tion should be a succinct summary reflecting the current on opinions and exceptions. Some nurses prefer a unique circumstances of the problem, supported by data from the clinical technique because, in their opinion, it works better practice setting, a national database, the scholarly literature, than the official unit procedure. Hospital policies reflect or other sources. Convince the reader that the problem is practices set in place to years ago to guard against the re- significant. Write a declarative sentence stating the problem occurrence of a one-off mistake long lost to the institutional in the context of the clinical setting. State the purpose of memory. Evidence-based practice (EBP) does not remove the project. Now the reader understands the problem and individual
Clinical Nurse Specialist – Wolters Kluwer Health
Published: Jan 1, 2018
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