Barriers to research utilization among registered nurses practicing in a community hospital.

@article{Schoonover2009BarriersTR,
  title={Barriers to research utilization among registered nurses practicing in a community hospital.},
  author={Heather Schoonover},
  journal={Journal for nurses in staff development : JNSD : official journal of the National Nursing Staff Development Organization},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={199-212}
}
Researchers have explored the barriers to research utilization in practice, yet community hospitals have been largely omitted from these studies and the research-practice gap remains. The aim of this study was to identify the barriers to research utilization among registered nurses practicing in a community hospital. In January of 2006, 376 registered nurses working in a community hospital in Washington State were invited to complete the 29-item Barriers to Research Utilization Scale. Twenty… CONTINUE READING