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Design, Evaluation, and Translation of Nursing Interventions



Nurse-led intervention research is a core component of the global initiative to improve quality of care. Though research in this area has already contributed much to the advancement of patient care, future strides depend on the dissemination practical, how-to instruction on this important area of research. "Design, Evaluation, and Translation of Nursing Interventions" aids in this endeavor by presenting both general approaches and specific methods for developing nursing interventions. Logically organized to facilitate ease of use, the book is partitioned into four sections. The introduction provides a firm grounding in intervention science by situating it within the broader topics of evidence-based practice, client-centered care, and quality of care. Section two describes each step of intervention design including correct identification of the health issue or problem, clarification of the elements comprising an intervention, and application of theory. Section three centers on implementation, highlighting such topics as development of the intervention manual, training interventionists, and intervention fidelity. The book concludes with methods to evaluate interventions enacted and suggestions for their translation into practice. "Design, Evaluation, and Translation of Nursing Interventions" distills the authors' years of expertise in intervention research into comprehensive, easy-to-follow chapters. It is a must-have resource for students, researchers and healthcare professionals wishing to impact the future of patient care. Key Features: Provides a thorough foundation in nursing intervention research and its impact on improving standards of care Segments the multifaceted process of intervention development into easy-to-follow, step-by-step chapters Presents methods for the evaluation of interventions developed Written by experts in the field

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