Facilitating the use of evidence in practice: evaluating and adapting clinical practice guidelines for local use by health care organizations.

J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 2002 Sep-Oct;31(5):599-611

Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada.

This article describes a framework for evaluating and adapting existing practice guidelines for local use by health care organizations and groups. The framework presents the major issues related to guideline adaptation and breaks them down into manageable steps. Many steps of the framework are illustrated using the process used by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario to develop best practice guidelines for breastfeeding.

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1552-6909.2002.tb00086.xDOI Listing
October 2002
7 Reads

Publication Analysis

Top Keywords

practice guidelines
12
local health
8
health care
8
care organizations
8
evaluating adapting
8
guidelines local
8
guideline adaptation
4
adaptation breaks
4
guidelines breastfeeding
4
breaks manageable
4
issues guideline
4
major issues
4
existing practice
4
organizations groups
4
groups framework
4
presents major
4
best practice
4
manageable steps
4
illustrated process
4
process registered
4

Similar Publications