From the Back Cover
The Evidence-Based Nursing Series is co-published with SigmaTheta Tau International (STTI). The series focuses on implementingevidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery and mirrors theremit of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, encompassingclinical practice, administration, research and publicpolicy.
Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-BasedPractice
considers the importance of approaches to evaluate theimplementation of evidence-based practice.
Outcomes of evidence-based practice can be wide ranging andsometimes unexpected. It is therefore important to evaluatethe success of any implementation in terms of clinical outcomes,influence on health status, service users and health policy andlong-term sustainability, as well as economic impacts.
This, the third and final book in the series, looks at how best toidentify, evaluate and assess the outcomes of implementation ,reflecting a wide range of issues to consider and addresswhen planning and measuring outcomes.
- An informative, practical resource for an internationalreadership
- Providing critical evaluation of models and approaches tomeasuring outcomes
- Explores the importance of measuring successfulimplementation
- Examines outcomes in terms of long-term sustainability
- Addresses economic impacts and influence on healthpolicy
- Provides practice-based examples
- Written by a team of internationally respected authors
Other titles in the Evidence-Based Nursing Series:
Models and Frameworks for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice:Linking Evidence to Action
Edited by Jo Rycroft-Malone and Tracey Bucknall
Clinical Context for Evidence-Based Practice
Edited by Bridie Kent and Brendan McCormack
About the Author
is Professor of Evidence Based MidwiferyPractice, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery,King's College London and Editor in Chief of Midwifery: AnInternational JournalIan D. Graham
is Vice President for Knowledge Translation,Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Associate Professor, Schoolof Nursing, University of Ottawa and Affiliate Senior SocialScientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital ResearchInstitute