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Evidence Based Nursing

This Library Research Guide provides helpful resources, tips and tricks to conducting nursing research with a focus on evidence based practice., PICO, PICOT, NUR 440, NUR 506, APA citation, literature review, statistics

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Evidence-based practice or EBP, is a process "which involves defining a clinical situation of interest, formatting a good clinical question, conducting a literature search (i.e. finding the evidence), reading and critiquing research findings or published research reports (or both) and deciding if the 'evidence' warrants a change in practice" (Godshall, 2015, p.xii). A brief overview of evidence-based practice can be located here.

Understanding how to find credible research that provides evidence pertaining to the clinical situation is vital. Click on the electronic books and articles below if you'd like to read and learn more.

Godshall, M. (2015). Fast facts for evidence-based practice in nursing, second edition: implementing ebp in a nutshell. Retrieved from