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- DescriptionIn the current healthcare climate, it is more important than ever to be able to select and find the right evidence for your practice to ensure patients receive safe, high quality care. The fully updated new edition of this comprehensive book helps nurses and healthcare professionals understand how to use evidence in all aspects of care, with plenty of examples and activities to help relate concepts to practice. The new edition features: * Explanation of what values-based practice means and how it fits alongside evidence-based practice * A new chapter on invation and improvement to help you make a difference in your practice * Even more examples from a range of professions to understand how different professions work together * Learning features to make it easier to learn, including word puzzles, chapter summaries and a glossary It is essential reading for all pre-qualifying and qualified nursing and allied health students who are exploring evidence-based practice for the first time. Janet Barker was formerly Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Nottingham. Paul Linsley and Ros Kane are both Principal Lecturers at the University of Lincoln.
- Author BiographyDr Janet Barker has been involved in nursing for forty years, starting as a cadet nurse at 16 years of age in an Orthopaedic Hospital, moving into general nursing and finally working as a mental health nurse, in both inpatient and community settings. The last twenty years have been spent in nurse education. Janet has vast experience of organising and delivering undergraduate pre-registration nursing courses, taking on the role of Course Director of the Diploma/BSc(Hons) in Nursing programme at the University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy in 2005. Janet received the University of Nottingham 'Dearing Award' in 2011 in recognition of her 'outstanding contribution to the development of teaching and student learning'. She retired as Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham in July 2011, however continues to keep abreast of current developments in nursing. Paul Linsley has worked largely in Acute and Forensic Mental Health settings both as a clinician and as a manager. He sits on various national health and social care bodies and is an active researcher in his field of interest. Paul has presented at International Conferences and holds a number of awards. As a Principal Lecturer at the University of Lincoln he teaches on a number of courses, single and joint honours undergraduate programmes, research masters programmes and pre and post registration nurse training programmes. He has written on a number of mental health issues, including emotional intelligence, health informatics and the management of health care violence and aggression. He as an interest in values-based practice and this is reflected in this book and engaging the service user as part of nurse education. Ros Kane is Principal Lecturer at the University of Lincoln.
- Author(s)Janet H. Barker,Paul Linsley,Ros Kane
- PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
- Date of Publication16/05/2016
- SubjectMedical Nursing & Ancillary Services
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintSAGE Publications Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight567 g
- Width170 mm
- Height242 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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