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Evidence-based practice in nursing

Evidence-based practice in nursing Simon, Jolene M A new paradigm or methodology for clinical practice is emerging across the disciplines-evidenced-based practice. Evidence-based practice has been defined as “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients” (Sackett, Richardson, Rosenberg, & Hayes, 1997, p. 5). Evidence-based […]

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Validation of the defining characteristics of body image disturbance in Japan

Validation of the defining characteristics of body image disturbance in Japan Ogasawara, Chie PURPOSE. To examine the validity of the nursing diagnosis body image disturbance and to specify its major and minor defining characteristics in Japanese culture. METHODS. A qualified sample of 149 RNs with an average of 10 years of clinical experience and knowledge […]

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Application of the Neuman systems model to teaching health assessment and nursing process

Application of the Neuman systems model to teaching health assessment and nursing process McHolm, Frances A TOPIC. A nursing theory framework for teaching health assessment. PURPOSE. To improve teaching of health assesment and nursing process to beginng-level baccalaureate nursing students. SOURCES. The Assessment and Analysis Guideline Tool, published and unpublished literature, personal observation, and faculty […]

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Associate editors meet in Chicago

Associate editors meet in Chicago The NNN02 Meeting held recently in Chicago, IL, presented an opportunity for the Editor, Publisher, and most of the associate editors for international contributions to discuss journal efforts over the past 2 years and to determine our next steps in efforts to establish the journal as a truly international offering. […]

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Naming nursing: Evidence-based nursing

Naming nursing: Evidence-based nursing Evers, Georges C M Naming Nursing: Evidence-Based Nursinga Viewpoint provides a forum for scholarly discussion about the theoretical, philosophical, and practical issues related to nursing language and classification systems. The sometimes controversial views are intended to stimulate reader’ comments and perspectives. We welcome brief, in formal responses to published viewpoints. If […]

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Differentiating the diagnoses through a review of the nursing literature

Spirituality and religiousness: Differentiating the diagnoses through a review of the nursing literature Burkhart, Lisa PURPOSE. To differentiate the definitions of spirituality and religiousness as used in nursing literature. DATA SOURCES. Journal articles, books, book chapters. DATA SYNTHESIS. The nursing literature has been inconsistent in defining spirituality and religiousness. The spirituality literature defines spirituality as […]