The evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation scales: psychometric properties of two new instruments.

@article{Melnyk2008TheEP,
  title={The evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation scales: psychometric properties of two new instruments.},
  author={Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt and Mary Z. Mays},
  journal={Worldviews on evidence-based nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={208-16}
}
BACKGROUND Implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) by health professionals is a key strategy for improving health care quality and patient outcomes as well as increasing professional role satisfaction. However, it is estimated that only a small percentage of nurses and other health care providers are consistently using this approach to clinical practice. AIM The aim of this study was to report on the development and psychometric properties of two new scales: (1) the 16-item EBP… CONTINUE READING
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