Enhanced patient care is the ultimate nursing research goal.

@article{Ballard1998EnhancedPC,
  title={Enhanced patient care is the ultimate nursing research goal.},
  author={Pamela Ballard},
  journal={ONS news},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1, 6-7}
}
Nurses everywhere face increasingly complex healthcare-delivery challenges. Here, Claire Meci, Kathleen Pelc, Jennifer Aikin, Lois Van Cleve, and Cheryl Mummy discuss the varied roles of the researcher and how nursing research is challenging, changing, and enhancing current nursing practice as it moves toward the ultimate goal of research-based practice.