Evidence Based Nursing Practice
Nursing has a strong tradition that focuses on different ways of knowing how to provide excellent care. According to Carper’s theory, there are four significant patterns that define nursing which include personal, ethics, empiric and aesthetic patterns. Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a standard procedure that provides nurses with a method that they can use to critically appraise and scientifically prove evidence for the delivery of quality health care to a particular population (Barry, 2014).
Evidence-based practice has an empiric way of knowing and focusing on the methods of critically applying and appraising available research and data to Continue reading...