Evidence-based health practice: knowing and using what works for older adults.

@article{Altpeter2006EvidencebasedHP,
  title={Evidence-based health practice: knowing and using what works for older adults.},
  author={Mary A. Altpeter and Lucinda L. Bryant and Ellen Caylor Schneider and Nancy Whitelaw},
  journal={Home health care services quarterly},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 1-2},
  pages={
          1-11
        }
}
Community-based health care agencies are facing demands for improved outcomes, cost-effective programming, and higher customer satisfaction. Implementing evidence-based health interventions and programs can help to address these challenges. This article provides an overview of evidence-based health practice, including the definition and advantages of this approach, other key terms and concepts inherent to evidence-based practice, and the tasks and steps necessary to its implementation. The… CONTINUE READING

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