Evidence-based nursing: clarifying the concepts for nurses in practice.

  title={Evidence-based nursing: clarifying the concepts for nurses in practice.},
  author={Kay Scott and Robert McSherry},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={18 8},
AIM To provide a critical analysis of key concepts associated with evidence-based nursing (EBN) to substantiate an operational definition for nurses to use in practice. BACKGROUND Despite the plethora of literature surrounding what evidence-based nursing is and is not and how it differs from its cousins, evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice, nurses still struggle to get evidence into practice. Several reasons for this have been reported, for example, a lack of understanding… CONTINUE READING
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