Essential skills for evidence-based practice: Appraising evidence for therapy questions
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Author(s)Grace, Jeanne T.
Author DetailsJeanne T. Grace, RN, PhD
Lead Author Sigma AffliationEpsilon Xi
Original PublisherMahidol University, Thailand
Level of EvidenceN/A
Evidence to support the effectiveness of therapies commonly compares the outcomes between a group of individuals who received the therapy and a group of individuals who did not. Nurses must be able to determine how well the study design supports claims that the therapy caused the difference in group outcome (validity). When findings are valid, nurses must also consider whether those findings apply to the patient population of interest (generalizability) and, if so, how the findings can be applied to practice.
Date of Publication2012-01
Citation of Original PublicationGrace, J. T. (2012) Essential Skills for Evidence-based Practice: Appraising Evidence for Therapy Questions. Journal of Nursing Science, 30(1), 10-15.
Version of PublicationPublisher’s Version
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