The utilization of research findings in the practice of critical care nursing is essential to obtain optimal patient outcomes. However, the speed and extent to which new research-based findings are applied to clinical practice falls short of expectations. The authors identify obstacles to the timely utilization of research. Strategies to overcome the obstacles to research-based clinical practice are presented
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Research-Based Practice| May 01 1994
Overcoming the Obstacles to Research-Based Clinical Practice
Becky Jo Lekander, MSN, RN, CS;
*From the Department of Nursing, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Mary Fran Tracy, MS, RN, CCRN;
AACN Adv Crit Care (1994) 5 (2): 115–123.
Becky Jo Lekander, Mary Fran Tracy, Ruth Lindquist; Overcoming the Obstacles to Research-Based Clinical Practice. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 May 1994; 5 (2): 115–123. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1994-2003
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