Creating an evidence-based practice environment: one hospital's journey.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

There is increasing effort in promoting evidence-based practice (EBP) that supports the best possible care to patients and families. This article describes essential concepts for developing an environment of EBP and its implementation at a large pediatric hospital. Essential components for creating an EBP environment include vision, engagement, integration, and evaluation. An institutional initiative to decrease procedure-related pain demonstrates how EBP is used to improve clinical care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hockenberry, M; Walden, M; Brown, T; Barrera, P

Published Date

  • July 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 222 - 233

PubMed ID

  • 17563590

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5065

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1057-3631

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.ncq.0000277778.43018.96


  • eng