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NNN Language and Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Acute Cardiac Care: Retaining the Essence of Nursing.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Donald D. Kautz, Associate Professor (Creator)
Elizabeth R. Van Horn, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Multidisciplinary management of the acute cardiac patient, for decades, has been driven by best practices, treatment algorithms, and research-based protocols. As nurses continue to develop and implement evidence-based care, they must ensure that the essence of nursing is not lost in the process. In this article, strategies for the development of evidence-based practice guidelines for acute cardiac patients using standardized nursing language are provided.

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Publication
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 29, 69-72.
Language: English
Date: 2010
Keywords
Evidence-based, Nursing, Process, Strategies,