9780826123138

Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Sciences

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826123138

  • ISBN10:

    0826123139

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2001
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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Summary

"A magnificent job ... Dr. Jean Watson and her colleagues have focused their careers on the phenomenon of caring, and this book is another one of their great contributions to the scientific community." -from the Foreword by Ora L. Strickland, RN, PhD, FAAN Dr. Watson and her colleagues have gathered all the available measurement instruments on caring in nursing in this book, along with discussion of their origins, development, and use. Nurse clinicians, educators, researchers, and managers will find this a valuable resource.

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Foreword xi
Ora Strickland
Preface xiii
Part I: Overview
Introduction: Measuring Caring
3(8)
Caring and Nursing Science: Contemporary Discourse
11(9)
Background for Selection of Caring Instruments
20(5)
Jean Watson
Jeannie Zuk
Part II: Summary of Each Instrument for Measuring Caring
Care-Q and CARE/SAT (Larson and Larson & Ferketich; Swedish Version)
25(36)
Von Essen
Caring Behaviors Inventory (Wolf)
61(16)
Caring Behaviors Assessment Tool (Cronin & Harrison)
77(15)
Caring Behaviors of Nurses Scale (Hinds)
92(8)
Professional Caring Behaviors (Horner)
100(8)
Nyberg Caring Assessment (Attributes) Scale (Nyberg)
108(4)
Caring Ability Inventory (Nkongho)
112(7)
Caring Behavior Checklist and Client Perception of Caring (McDaniel)
119(6)
Caring Assessment Tools (Duffy)
125(26)
Peer Group Caring Interaction Scale and Organizational Climate for Caring Questionnaire (Hughes)
151(16)
Caring Efficacy Scale (Coates)
167(7)
Holistic Caring Inventory (Latham)
174(8)
Caring Dimensions Inventory (Watson & Lea)
182(6)
Caring Attributes Professional Self-Concept Technological Influence (Arthur et al.)
188(15)
Caring Professional Scale (Swanson)
203(4)
Methodist Health Care System Nurse Caring Instrument (Shepherd & Sherwood et al.)
207(8)
Part III: Challenges and Future Directions
The Evolution of Measuring Caring: Moving Toward Construct Validity
215(27)
Carolie Coates
Postscript: Free Thoughts on Caring Theories and Instruments for Measuring Caring
242(8)
Jean Watson
References 250(9)
Appendix: Master Matrix Blueprint for All Instruments for Measuring Caring 259(54)
Index 313

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