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Evidence Based Practice, 2019/20
Jim Jolly
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

CRITICAL APPRAISAL SKILLS PROGRAMME. 2002. Evidence-based health care. An open learning resource for health care practitioners. 2nd Edition. Milton Keynes PCT: CASP. [accessed 26th September 2008] Available from the world wide web:

CULLUM, N., D. CILISKA, B. HAYNES, and S. MARKS.(eds). 2008. Evidence-based nursing : an introduction. Oxford: Blackwell

DI CENSO, A., G. GUYATT, and D. CILISKA. 2005. Evidence based nursing : a guide to clinical practice . St Louis. Elsevier Mosby

GERRISH, K., and A. LACEY.(eds). 2006.The research process in nursing. (5th edition) Oxford: Blackwell

GREENHALGH, T. 2006. How to read a paper: The basics of evidence-based medicine. 3rd Edition Malden, Mass: Blackwell/BMJ Books

GUYATT, G., and D. RENNIE. 2008. Users guides to the medical literature: A manual for evidence-based clinical practice. 2nd edition. Chicago: AMA Press

LANG T. Twenty statistical errors even you can find in biomedical research articles. Croatian medical journal 2004; 45(4):361-370. Available at

MELNYK BM, and E FINEOUT-OVERHOLT. 2005. Evidence-based practice in nursing & healthcare : a guide to best practice. Philadelphia, PA ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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Suggested Indicative Reading

BOWLING, A. 2009. Research methods in health: Investigating health and health services. 3rd edition, Buckingham: Open University Press

BURNS, N., and S. GROVE. 2003. Understanding nursing research . 3rd Edition Philadelphia: Saunders.

CHALMERS, I. and D.G. ALTMAN. (eds).1995. Systematic reviews. London: BMJ Books

DIXON, R. A. 1997. Dixon R A. (1997) The evidence based medicine workbook : critical appraisal for clinical problem solving Oxford. Butterworth-Heinemann

DAWES, M., P. DAVIES, A. GRAY, J. MANT, K. SEERS, and R. SNOWBALL. 2005. Evidence-based practice: A primer for health care professionals. 2nd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

GRAY, J.A.M. 2001. Evidence-based healthcare. 2nd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

HAMER, S., and G. COLLINSON. 2005. Achieving evidence based practice: A handbook for practitioners. 2nd edition. London: Bailliere Tindall

KHAN, K.S., R. KUNZ, J. KLEIJNEN, and G. ANTES. 2003. Systematic reviews to support evidence-based medicine : how to review and apply findings of healthcare research. London: RSM Publishing

LINDSAY, B. 2007. Understanding research and evidence-based practice. Exeter: Reflect Press

MACHIN, D., and M.J. CAMPBELL. 2005. Design of studies for medical research. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

MAYS, N., and C. POPE. 2006. Qualitative research in health care. 3rd edition. London: BMJ Publishing Group 16

NORMAN, G.R., and D.L. STREINER. 2003. PDQ statistics (3rd edition).St Louis, Missouri: Mosby

POLIT, D.F., and C.T. BECK. 2004. Nursing research : principles and methods . 7th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

POLIT, D.F., C.T. BECK, and B.P. HUNGLER. 2006. Study guide to accompany Essentials of nursing research : methods, appraisal, and utilization. 6th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

POPE, C., N. MAYS, and J. POPAY. 2007. Synthesizing qualitative and quantitative health evidence : a guide to methods. Maidenhead: Open University Press

RUGG, G. 2007. Using statistics : a gentle introduction. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill

SILAGY, C., and A. HAINES. (eds). 2001. Evidence based practice in primary care. 2nd edition. London: BMJ Publishing Group

STRAUS, S.E., W.S. RICHARDSON, P. GLASZIOU, AND R.B. HAYNES. 2005. Evidence-based medicine: how to practice and teach EBM. 3rd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

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Key Journals

All available remotely as e-journals through University of Leeds British Medical Journal

Evidence-based medicine.
Evidence-based nursing.
Evidence-based mental health.
Evidence-based child health: a Cochrane review journal
Nurse researcher.
Journal of research in nursing.
Qualitative health research.

This list was last updated on 01/07/2009