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Putting Evidence Into Practice: The Process for Evidence-Based Research

Lee Ann Johnson
CJON 2014, 18(6), 2-4 DOI: 10.1188/14.CJON.S3.2-4

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP®) resources provide easily accessible evidence-based resources on 20 cancer-related topics. Using a team-based approach, the ONS PEP teams search for relevant literature, create comprehensive summaries of empirically tested intervention research, and rank each intervention according to its effectiveness. PEP resources are available to nurses and other clinicians caring for people with cancer and their caregivers online and through multiple print sources. The purpose of this article is to explain the PEP process.


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