Essential differences between research and evidence-based practice
Ros Carnwell Reader in Primary Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall
The UK government’s plans for clinical governance include the use of evidence-based practice in decision-making. However, there is considerable uncertainty in nursing about the differences between evidence-based practice and research. Ros Carnwell reviews a range of definitions of research and evidence-based practice, and delineates their defining features.
Nurse Researcher. 8, 2,55-68. doi: 10.7748/nr2001.01.8.2.55.c6150