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Nurses` Evidence-Based Pain Management Knowledge, Performance and EBP Attitude in Small-medium Sized Hospitals
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Nurses` Evidence-Based Pain Management Knowledge, Performance and EBP Attitude in Small-medium Sized Hospitals
Hong, In-Hwa; Eun, Young;
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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the evidence-based pain management knowledge, performance and Evidence-Based Practice(EBP) attitude of nurses at small-medium sized hospitals. Methods. The sample of this study were 214 nurses. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson`s correlation and stepwise multiple regression using SPSS/Win 21.0 Results. Evidence-based pain management knowledge score averaged , with significant differences depending on clinical experiences. Performance score averaged . EBP attitude score averaged , and significant differences were evident depending on hospital division and clinical setting. Evidence-based pain management knowledge and EBP attitude were significant predictors of evidence-based pain management performance. Conclusions. This result indicates that education and training programs to facilitate evidence-based pain management knowledge, performance, and EBP attitude are needed among nurses.
Evidence-based practice;Evidence-based practice attitude;Knowledge;Nurses;Pain;
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