Evidence Based Practice

621 Words3 Pages
Discuss how evidence-based practice is applied in your practice setting and describe the desired patient outcome achieved through this approach. What is Evidence-based practice? Evidence-based nursing practice is the practice of nursing in which the nurse makes clinical decisions on the basis of the best available current research evidence, his or her own clinical expertise, and the needs and preferences of the patient. How the EBP is applied in the practice setting? 1. Assess the patient 2. Ask the question 3. Acquire the evidence 4. Appraise the evidence 5. Apply: talk with the patient- : Return to the patient -- integrate that evidence with clinical expertise, patient preferences and apply it to practice Evidence based practice in my…show more content…
Physical assessment: starts with a head to toe skin check which includes a tissue tolerance test ( applied onlythose who are not ambulatory), documenting and monitoring the skin issues closely who are does not pass the test will be monitored very closely. Repositioning every 2 hours and we'll make sure patient gets the adequate fluids and a nutritious, high protein diet as well as supplements. that helps the early prevention of skin related issue. Medical assessment: While admitting the patient and during their entire stay at the facility we closely monitor each medication and the indication for it. For example no milk of magnesia is given to patients who has End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), to prevent increase magnesium level in blood. Since most of the patient are there for therapy, we assess pain closely in respect of psychological, spiritual, and, cultural based. Closely monitor post-op patient for Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) by encouraging early ambulation and anticoagulant therapy. Couple of other EBD, we follow in our nursing home

More about Evidence Based Practice

Open Document