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Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2016
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module describes the use of systematic literature reviews to recognise appropriate evidence and develop guidelines to inform nursing practice, thereby enabling safe, high-quality nursing care. It uses an example from the literature to illustrate the process of systematic review.

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Maxine Pryce-Miller, Senior lecturer, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester, England.


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