Bridging the Gap Between Research and Clinical Practice

Sharon L. Lewis

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


    Nurses need to use research findings to develop enhanced assessment skills, revise policies and procedures, and develop effective interventions so that research findings will translate to improved patient outcomes. The primary purposes of this article are (1) to identify barriers to using research in clinical practice and (2) to discuss effective ways to facilitate integration of research findings in clinical practice.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)277-286
    Number of pages10
    JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Sep 2009


    • Clinical practice
    • Evidenced-based practice
    • Nursing practice
    • Nursing research
    • Research barriers
    • Research facilitators

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medical–Surgical


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