Cognitive Application (N=1)

Definition: Is the use of research findings as additional information in the current theoretical approach to nursing; results of the study are used to enhance understanding and analysis of the dynamics of practice
Source: MacLachlan LW. General considerations about the utilization of research by clinicians. In: Fraelich Phillips LR, editor. A clinician's guide to the critique and utilization of nursing research. Norwalk, CT: Appleton-Centruy-Crofts, 1986: 381-405.
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