Critical Thinking Questions
Given the two pieces of evidence, what are the key clinical questions to consider when caring for this patient?
If the evidence of meaning existed, what questions would you ask about the meaning of a patients experience?
What are the potential conflicts between the decision that the evidence would point to and what the patient may desire?
How could you use the principles of patient-centered care to resolve any conflict between the evidence and patient desires?
What is the role of patient-centered care and patient preferences in evidence-based practice?
Do you think the weight that patient preferences take in evidence-based clinical decision-making should be equal to the evidence?
What role does the level of evidencei.e., the confidence in the evidenceplay in determining the interplay between the evidence and patient preferences?
What is nursings role in negotiating patient-centered, evidence-based clinical decisions?