AJN'S EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE SERIES: STEP BY STEP
This series was published in theAmerican Journal of Nursing, 2009-2011. It came from The Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation's Center for the Advancement of Evidence-Based Practice.
"Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is a problem solving approach to the delivery of health care that integrates the best evidence from studies and patient care data with clinician expertise and patient preferences and values. When delivered in a context of caring and in a supportive organizational culture, the highest quality of care and best patient outcomes can be achieved.
The purpose of this series it to give nurses the knowledge and skills they need to implement EBP consistently, one step at a time."
-from "Igniting a Spirit of Inquiry," the first article in the series.
Evidence-Based Practice Part 1 : Developing and Searching the Clinical Question