A unique "mentor in a pocket" handbook covering one of the most important trends in nursing todayA Doody's Core Title!4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!"This is a wonderful contribution to nursing. It provides nurses with clear usable handbook for incorporating evidence-based nursing into practice. It assists nurses in growing from strictly understanding evidence-based practice to identifying practice issues and formulating a plan for executing the model." -- Doody'sFrom the co-creator of the Model for Change to Evidence-Based Practice comes the first portable guide to evidence-based practice for direct care nurses in any health care setting.Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes a PDA download of the entire text, case studies, and explicit step-by-step instructions on how to apply evidence-based practice to your daily routines and patient care. The coated flex-binding repels stains while the slim-design fits easily into your lab coat pocket.Learn the six steps to evidence-based practice change:Assess the need for change in practiceLocate the best evidenceCritically analyze the evidenceDesign practice changeImplement and evaluate change in practiceIntegrate and maintain change in practiceThe new Nurse to Nurse series is specifically designed to simulate the teaching experience from which nurses learn best: trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situations. Written in a consistent, single-author voice, this series brings the wisdom and experience of some of the foremost experts to non-specialist nurses in clinical care.