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

  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},
  volume={5 4},
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
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 12 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 60 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 49 references

Advancing research and clinical

  • M. Barnes
  • 2007

Advancing research and clinical practice through close collaboration ( ARCC ) : A pilot test of an intervention to improve evidence - based care and patient outcomes in a community health setting

  • R. Levin, J. VetterM., E. Fineout-Overholt, M. MelnykB., M. Barnes
  • per presented at the 8 th Annual National…
  • 2007
2 Excerpts

Scale development research a content analysis and recommendations for best practices

  • R. L. Worthington
  • The Counseling Psychologist,
  • 2006

Toward evidencebased quality improvement. Evidence (and its limitations) of the effectiveness of guideline dissemination and implementation strategies 1966–1998

  • J. Grimshaw, M. Eccles, +4 authors L. Vale
  • Journal of Gen-
  • 2006
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…