NUR504 Week 1 Benchmark: Evidenced-Based Practice (EBP) Summary Latest
Select an article from a peer-reviewed nursing journal regarding an EBP process or implementation.
Write a summary of 750-1,000 words that includes the following criteria:
1. An introduction that explains the focus of the article.
2. A summary of key points of the article.
3. A list of the steps taken by nursing to develop and implement an EBP.
4. Application of the learned information to a practice setting where the student either identifies an EBP that has been applied to your setting or a practice problem that would benefit from the implementation of an EBP.
5. A clear and concise conclusion.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2011.0124
water-based drinks, fruit juice’’)3 for infants 0–5 months was 49% in 2006 and only 28% in 2008.7,8 Data from the 4th Na- tional Health Services Survey (in 2008)9 revealed that the ex- clusive breastfeeding rate in urban areas was only 15.8% for infants £ 6 months. Furthermore, a survey (n = 3,414) con- ducted in 2002 covering five large cities from different regions of China (Guangzhou, Shanghai, Chongqing, Xi’an, and Changchun) showed that the ‘‘any breastfeeding’’ rates at 4, 6, 12, and 24 months were only 61%, 50%, 5%, and 0.4%, re- spectively. These were much lower than in other countries like Australia and the United States.3,10
Breastfeeding decisions and practices are influenced by a wide range of factors, including knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and sociocultural environments.11–14 A recent study showed that awareness of the WHO breastfeeding recommendations was strongly associated with intention to breastfeed among mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia.15 Other studies have repeatedly found that women’s pre-birth breastfeeding inten- tions are a good predictor of the actual duration of breast- feeding.16,17 However, no studies in China have explored mothers’ awareness of the WHO breastfeeding guidelines and the relationship between this awareness and intention to breastfeed, and none has examined mothers’ perceptions of breastfeeding and whether there is any gap between perinatal health care and mothers’ needs for breastfeeding.