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  1. Helen Noble
  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Helen Noble, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK; helen.noble{at}

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Transforming nursing through knowledge: best practice guideline development, implementation science and evaluation

In press—April 2018

This text by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) is designed to be a practical go-to book for healthcare organisations, nurse executives and professionals learning to create evidence-based cultures—how to get started, move forward and achieve results.

Readers will gain a full understanding of a nurse’s role in developing, using and evaluating the impact of knowledge tools in healthcare.

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The scope of this fourth edition includes all adults (>18 years) at risk for falls and receiving care from nurses and other healthcare providers across the healthcare continuum, including those living in the community.

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This BPG is relevant for all domains of nursing practice (ie, clinical practice, research, education, and policy and administration) as well as for other members of the interprofessional team across all practice settings at the unit, organisation and system levels. For the purposes of this guideline, the interprofessional team comprises multiple healthcare providers (regulated and unregulated), first responders (such as police officers) …

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  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.