opinion formed before there are grounds for it; prejudice; predilection; partiality
Systematically developed statements about a plan of care for a specific set of circumstances involving a specific client population
clinical decision-making that integrates the best available research with clinical expertise and patient characteristics and preferences
specific, testable predictions derived from a theory
individual, family, or community state, behavior, or perception that is measurable along a continuum in response to a nursing intervention
When a scholarly article or book is evaluated by a scholar's peers (other scholars) for scientific credibility and importance.
an organization analyzes and evaluates current performance, using the results to develop focused improvement actions (aka Quality Improvement)
A method in EBP that is used to ask questions. Patient, Population, or Problem of Interest, Intervention of Interest, Comparison of Interest, Outcome of Interest.
Plan, Do, Study, Act
an organization analyzes and evaluates current performance, using the results to develop focused improvement actions (aka Perfomance Improvement)
conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
an unexpected occurrence involving death or serious physical or psychological injury, or the risk thereof
based on truth or fact; having legal force
any measurable conditions, events, characteristics, or behaviors that are controlled or observed in a study