Upgrading the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' evidence-leveling hierarchy

Rochelle R. Armola, Annette M. Bourgault, Margo A. Halm, Rhonda M. Board, Linda Bucher, Linda Harrington, Colleen Heafey, Rosemary K. Lee, Pamela K. Shellner, Justine Medina

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Abstract

In August 2008, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' (AACN's) Evidence-Based Practice Resource Work Group met to review current AACN Practice Alerts and to identify new Practice Alerts to be created. The work group was also tasked with reassessment of the grading system used by AACN that evaluates evidence associated with the Practice Alerts and other AACN resources. This article details the effort of this national volunteer work group, specifically highlighting the development of the new AACN evidenceleveling hierarchy system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-409
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Critical Care
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

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  • Critical Care

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    Armola, R. R., Bourgault, A. M., Halm, M. A., Board, R. M., Bucher, L., Harrington, L., Heafey, C., Lee, R. K., Shellner, P. K., & Medina, J. (2009). Upgrading the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' evidence-leveling hierarchy. American Journal of Critical Care, 18(5), 405-409. https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2009170