Using Evidence Based Nursing in Practice

Other Evidence Based Nursing Guides

Interested in learning more about EBN?  This guide is linked reciprocally with two other evidence based nursing guides that you may find useful.  You can access them from the links below, or through the links on the Other EBN Guides tab at the top of any of the three EBN guides.

Evidence Based Nursing Introduction

Evidence Based Nursing Resources

Using Evidence Based Nursing in Practice (this guide)

Article Series on Evidence Based Nursing

A number of journals have published series of articles to help practitioners with Evidence Based Nursing or Evidence Based Practice. Here are a few of them (some of these articles are also cited in earlier pages of this guide).

Evidence Based Practice for the Busy Nurse Practitioner

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2012). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: part one: relevance to clinical practice and clinical inquiry process. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(10), 579-586. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00748.x

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2012). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: part two: searching for the best evidence to clinical inquiries. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(11), 640-648. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00749.x

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2012). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: part three: critical appraisal process. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(12), 704-715. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00752.x

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2013). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: part four: putting it all together. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract, 25(1), 24-31. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00751.x

Evidence Based Practice: Step by Step

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. 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. 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. American Journal of Nursing, 110(11), 43-51. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000390523.99066.b5

Fineout-Overholt, E., Gallagher-Ford, L., Mazurek Melnyk, B., & Stillwell, S. B. (2011). Evidence-based practice, step by step: evaluating and disseminating the impact of an evidence-based intervention: show and tell. American Journal of Nursing, 111(7), 56-59. doi:10.1097/01.naj.0000399317.21279.47

Gallagher-Ford, L., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B. M., & Stillwell, S. B. (2011). Evidence-based practice, step by step: implementing an evidence-based practice change. American Journal of Nursing, 111(3), 54-60. doi:10.1097/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000395243.14347.7e

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