RSCH 2501 Midterm Review (Evidence-Based Practice Terminology)

RSCH 2501 Midterm Review (Evidence-Based Practice Terminology)

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Evidence Based Practice terminology – Terms marked in blue are related to material covered in the first half of the quarter. This is supplied as further explanation - do not memorize, as these will not be tested directly. downloaded from the Penn State University “Evidence Based Practice Tutorial for Nurses”, http://www.libraries.psu.edu/instruction/ebpt-07/learnmore/terminology.htm Applicability of Study Findings: Whether or not the effects of the study are appropriate for a particular patient situation. Care Delivery Outcomes: The outcomes that are influenced by the delivery of clinical care. Case-Control Study: A type of research that retrospectively compares characteristics of an individual who has a certain condition (e.g., hypertension) with one who does not (i.e., a matched control or similar person without hypertension. Case Reports: Reports that describe the history of a single patient, or a small group of patients, usually in the form of a story. Case Study: (case “report” and “study” are often used interchangeably) An intensive investigation of a case involving a person or small group of persons, an issue, or an event. Citation: The pertinent information needed to find the full text of a publication. Citation of a book generally includes: author(s), title, publisher, date. Citation of an article in a periodical generally includes: author(s), article title, source journal title, volume, pages, and date. Clinical Decision-Making: Drawing conclusions based on clinical expertise, patient preferences, and factors such as cost-benefit analysis, availability of alternatives, etc. Clinical Evidence:
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RSCH 2501 taught by Professor Brents.russell during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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RSCH 2501 Midterm Review (Evidence-Based Practice Terminology)

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