Overcoming the obstacles to research-based clinical practice.

B. J. Lekander, M. F. Tracy, R. Lindquist

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-123
Number of pages9
JournalAACN clinical issues in critical care nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1994


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