Evidenced Based Nursing

Part 4B: Critical Appraisal of Research

Based on your appraisal, in a 1-2-page critical appraisal, suggest a best practice that emerges from the research you reviewed. Briefly explain the best practice, justifying your proposal with APA citations of the research.

Articles reviewed. Topic: Falls & prevention of falls in our healthcare setting

Bechdel, B., Bowman, C., & Haley, C. (2014). Prevention of Falls: Applying AACN’s Healthy Work Environment Standards to a Fall Campaign. Critical Care Nurse34(5), 75–79. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.4037/ccn2014987 .

(November 9, 2015 Monday). TJC: Time to curb patient falls in healthcare settings. ED Management. Retrieved from https://advance-lexis-com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/api/document?collection=news&id=urn:contentItem:5HBV-SJB1-JBDY-B361-00000-00&context=1516831.

Quigley, P. A. (2016). Evidence Levels: Applied to Select Fall and Fall Injury Prevention Practices. Rehabilitation Nursing : The Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses41(1), 5–15. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1002/rnj.253

Robey-Williams, C., Rush, K. L., Bendyk, H., Patton, L. M., Chamberlain, D., & Sparks, T. (2007). Spartanburg Fall Risk Assessment Tool: a simple three-step process. Applied Nursing Research : ANR20(2), 86–93.

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