Category Archives: Evidence-based practice

Smoking and health 50 years on from landmark report

50 years ago on Tuesday, a key report was published that marked the beginning of a change in our relationship with smoking. Although there had been previous warnings linking smoking and lung cancer, it was the 1962 study by the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Knowledge Transfer And Nursing Practice

Across the globe there is a concern about closing the gap between evidence of what works and what happens in the reality of clinical practice. The research base of practice has grown exponentially in recent years, and there a numerous guideline … Continue reading

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Battling bad science

Thilo has recommended this great 15 min presentation by Ben Goldacre, who gets straight to the point in showing how evidence can be distorted and how to take a more critical approach to evaluating evidence Battling Bad Science     … Continue reading

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