(Answered) NR393: Week 5 Discussion: Evidence-Based Practice Changes


The evidence to guide nursing practice has changed greatly during the 20th century. Select one area where evidence in nursing care changed during the 20th century and tell us about it.


One area where evidence in nursing care changed during the 20th century is infection control. During the 20th century, deaths from infectious diseases have reduced significantly in the U.S. The reduction is due to the improvement in sanitation and hygiene. In the 19th century, industrialization and immigration caused overcrowding in poor housing without or with insufficient water disposal and public water supply systems which caused outbreaks of TB, dysentery, cholera, influenza, typhoid fever, malaria, and yellow fever (Judd & Sitzman, 2014)……….Click Icon below to purchase full tutorial at $5