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Unformatted text preview: Sojung Suk Discuss the common features of the research process in relation to the nursing process, and epidemiologic process. Nursing is evidence-based practice improved by the knowledge and theoretical concepts increased by continuous research process. Chitty and Black introduces Copes definition on Evidence-based practice that is, using the best available research findings to make clinical decisions that are most effective and beneficial for patients (Cope, 2003, P.97). Nursing knowledge can be developed and added with scientific data and analysis. Research utilization, according to Stanhope and Lancaster, the process of transforming research knowledge into practice and the use of research to guide clinical practice is key scientific method for nursing practice. Chitty and Black stated that the nursing research process has same method and procedure with other sciences. However, the topic of nursing research is mainly associated and correlated with nursing practice. sciences....
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