Nursing Vs Evidence Based Nursing

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Perhaps I am not the only person that is finding it difficult to distinguish between research nursing and evidence based nursing. Most of what we do comes from both sources. In research nursing we characterize the problem and through evidence based we close the gap between what we know and what we do every day (Stevens, 2013). By performing evidence based nursing we increase effectiveness, improve performance, efficiency and better patient outcomes. Yet when we perform evidence based nursing we are researching the effectiveness of already known knowledge to apply to present situations. Often nurses look back to what they were taught in school, and that information is may be outdated. I recall working at a facility that went full

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