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Nursing: Evidence Based Practice

This guide can assist with research in nursing and related topics.

evidence based nursingEvidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice is a problem-solving approach to clinical decision-making within a health care organization.

It integrates the three factors into the decision-making process for patient care:

1. Clinical Expertise: the clinician's cumulated experience, education and clinical skills

2. Patient Values & Preferences: the patient's personal preferences, unique concerns, expectations and values

3. Best Research Evidence: found in clinically relevant research that has been conducted using sound methodology

Overview of Evidence Based Practice

Books & eBooks

Below are just a few of our books on EBP. Search the catalog or our EBSCO eBook collection for more!

Dig Deeper into EBP

Finding EBP Research Articles

cinahl complete

Provides full text for more than 1300 nursing and allied health journals.
Provides a collection of Evidence Based Care Sheets; look for the link in the blue navigation bar at the top of the CINAHL search screen.
Includes limiters for searching Evidence Based Practice research articles.

cinahl with limiters

Other Databases for EBP Research Articles

gale nursing and allied health database

Provides full text for more than 500 nursing and allied health journals.
Includes subject limiters for searching Evidence Based Practice research articles.

Learn how to search for EBP articles in Gale:


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