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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e3181cb9912
Departments: Evidence and the Executive

Clinical Guidelines for Nursing Practice: Are We There Yet?

Newhouse, Robin P. PhD, RN, NEA, BC, CNOR

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Abstract

In this department, Dr Newhouse highlights hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice relevant to the nurse administrator. The goal is to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to organizational problems. In this article, the author explores nursing's readiness to engage in guideline appraisal and development and offers suggestions to prepare for accelerated involvement.

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