Best Practices: An Evidence-Based Guide to Excellence in Nursing

Best Practices: An Evidence-Based Guide to Excellence in Nursing

ISBN: 9781582551630
Publisher: Spring House
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-09-06
Number of pages: 640
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This unique text provides nurses comprehensive clinical practices supported by research findings. Each entry features a synopsis of the practice and reviews by multiple research studies and respected medical and nursing organizations. Topics include issues important to nursing practice assessment; nursing diagnosis; patient monitoring; drug therapies; medication administration; infusion therapy; alternative and complementarytherapies; treatments; patient teaching; and, documentation and guidelines for specialty groups, such as pediatric, geriatric, and maternal-neonatal patients. Charts and tables help to illustrate research studies, and graphic logos call out controversial issues, clinical impact, and treatments "in the news." An appendix lists resources and Internet resources.

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