Factors influencing community nurses' treatment of leg ulcers.

  title={Factors influencing community nurses' treatment of leg ulcers.},
  author={Annmarie Ruston},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={12-4, 16, 18-22}
Clinical effectiveness and evidence-based practice are a central feature of the clinical governance framework. Few studies have examined factors that motivate nurses to change practice in line with evidence-based guidelines. The overall aim of this exploratory study was to examine community nurses' experience of taking part in a clinical effectiveness programme for the management of leg ulcers in the community and to identify factors most likely to ensure a change in practice. The… CONTINUE READING