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Evidence Based Nursing Resources: Books, Articles, and Websites

Introduction

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The following list of articles include those mentioned as well as several not mentioned in other parts of this EBN intro/resource guide. While the content of many of the articles overlap into different categories, they were split into several categories to facilitate ease of browsing.

AJN Evidence-Based Practice Step by Step

This series is a good place to start when thinking about Evidence Based Practice.  Articles are in sequence order.

Melnyk, B. M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2009). Evidence-based practice: Step by step: Igniting a spirit of inquiry: An essential foundation for evidence-based practice. The American Journal of Nursing, 109(11), 49-52. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000363354.53883.58

Melnyk, B. M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice: Step by step: The seven steps of evidence-based practice. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(1), 51-53. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000366056.06605.d2

Stillwell, S. B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: Asking the clinical question: A key step in evidence-based practice. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(3), 58-61. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000368959.11129.79

Stillwell, S. B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: Searching for the evidence. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(5), 41-47. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000372071.24134.7e

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice step by step: Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part I. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(7), 47-52. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000383935.22721.9c

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part II: Digging deeper--examining the "keeper" studies. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(9), 41-48. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000388264.49427.f9

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., Stillwell, S. B., & Williamson, K. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part III. The American Journal of Nursing, 110(11), 43-51. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000390523.99066.b5

Fineout-Overholt, E., Williamson, K. M., Gallagher-Ford, L., Melnyk, B. M., & Stillwell, S. B. (2011). Following the evidence: Planning for sustainable change. The American Journal of Nursing, 111(1), 54-60. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000393062.83761.c0

Defining Evidence Based Medicine and Evidence Based Nursing

Case Studies/ Evidence Based Nursing Application

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