Essential differences between research and evidence-based practice
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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.

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