Selecting the right integration of research into practice strategy

Glenn M. Eastwood, Bev O'Connell, Anne Gardner

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Abstract

Healthcare professionals need to be cognizant of integration of research into practice literature to advance clinical practice. This article describes the strengths and limitations associated with 10 currently used integration of research into practice strategies and the issues that need to be considered when selecting an appropriate strategy. Selecting the right strategy that ensures the uptake of best available evidence is an essential component of developing evidence-based practice and ultimately improving patient care.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-264
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nursing Care Quality
Volume23
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Implementation research
  • Integration of research into practice
  • Quality improvement

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