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Evid Based Nurs 6:100-103 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.4.100
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Building a foundation for evidence-based practice: experiences in a tertiary hospital

Table 2

Ratings for the top 8 evidence-based practice implementation models

Total rating for 5 criteria* Total rating for 3 core criteria*†
Model Mean (SD) Model Mean (SD)
*Highest possible total mean for the 5 criteria and 3 criteria ratings is 25 and 15, respectively.
†Core criteria: clear and concise; comprehensive; ease of use by clinicians.
Rosswurm and Larrabee8 20.00 (3.74) Rosswurm and Larrabee8 13.25 (1.26)
Iowa11 16.75 (6.02) Iowa11 10.25 (3.77)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia12 16.25 (6.80) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia12 9.25 (4.50)
Stetler10 16.25 (2.22) Aurora9 8.80 (2.05)
Aurora9 15.20 (2.78) Stetler10 8.75 (1.26)
Diffusion of Innovation13 14.00 (8.79) Diffusion of Innovation13 8.75 (4.99)
Research Nurse Intern Program14 14.00 (7.35) Research Nurse Intern Program14 8.75 (4.27)
Process of Research Utilization15 12.75 (2.63) Process of Research Utilization15 8.75 (1.70)

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