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NU 708: Evidence-Based Practice & Quality Improvement: Evidence Appraisal

Guide to resources of use to students in NU 708

Evidence Appraisal

There are three key questions you need to ask of all studies found in your search for evidence.

Are the results valid?

What are the results?

Will the results help in caring for patients?

Melnyk, B. M., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2015). Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare: a guide to best practice. Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer, [2015]..


Evaluating Resources

Critical Appraisal

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