Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

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Debra Bick, Ian D. Graham
John Wiley & Sons, May 17, 2010 - Medical - 208 pages
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The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery and mirrors the remit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassing clinical practice, administration, research and public policy.

Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-Based Practice considers the importance of approaches to evaluate the implementation of evidence-based practice. 
Outcomes of evidence-based practice can be wide ranging and sometimes unexpected.  It is therefore important to evaluate the success of any implementation in terms of clinical outcomes, influence on health status, service users and health policy and long-term sustainability, as well as economic impacts.
This, the third and final book in the series, looks at how best to identify, evaluate and assess the outcomes of implementation , reflecting  a wide range of issues to consider and address when planning and measuring outcomes.
  • An informative, practical resource for an international readership
  • Providing critical evaluation of models and approaches  to measuring outcomes
  • Explores the importance of measuring successful implementation
  • Examines outcomes in terms of long-term sustainability
  • Addresses economic impacts and influence on health policy 
  • Provides practice-based examples
  • Written by a team of internationally respected authors

Other titles in the Evidence-Based Nursing Series:

Models and Frameworks for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: Linking Evidence to Action
Edited by Jo Rycroft-Malone and Tracey Bucknall
ISBN: 978-1-4051-7594-4

Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice
Edited by Bridie Kent and Brendan McCormack
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8433-5

 

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Contents

Models and approaches to inform the impacts
38
Conclusion
60
An outcomes framework for knowledge translation
67
practice
86
Implementing and sustaining evidence in nursing care
100
Outcomes of implementation that matter to health
124
Patientreported outcome measures
132
Addressing the challenges and developing the evidence base
141
Evaluating the impact of implementation
147
Barriers to economic evaluationethics and research efficiency
161
A review of the use of outcome measures
189
Discussion
198
Index
205
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About the author (2010)

Debra Bick is Professor of Evidence Based Midwifery Practice, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London and Editor in Chief of Midwifery: An International Journal

Ian D. Graham is Vice President for Knowledge Translation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and Affiliate Senior Social Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

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