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NURS 350 Week 1 Discussion Post How does the focus of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) differ? Discuss the application of research findings into evidence-based nursing practice. Provide an example. The main purpose of research is to confirm existing knowledge that is based on theory or to create knew knowledge. Research studies include systematic, scientific inquiry to answer different questions or test hypotheses using specific methods. For research results to become valid and reliable, researchers must use the scientific method in methodical steps. Evidence-based practice does not include the process of validating existing knowledge or creating new knowledge. The purpose of it is to translate the evidence and apply it to clinical decision-making and to use the best evidence available to make decision (Conner, 2018). An example of application of research findings into evidence-based nursing practice is infection control with the fingernails of nurses and babies in the NICU. According to the CDC, a study was
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