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This fourth edition presents everything nurses and health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measuring in nursing. Thoroughly updated, this edition contains only the latest, most cutting-edge measurement instruments that have direct applicability for nurses and health researchers in a variety of roles, including students, clinicians, educators, researchers, administrators, and consultants.
Table of Contents
|Basic Principles of Measurement|
|Introduction to Measurement||p. 3|
|Operationalizing Nursing Concepts||p. 27|
|Measurement Theories and Frameworks||p. 49|
|Understanding Measurement Design|
|Strategies for Designing Measurement Tools and Procedures||p. 91|
|Measurement Reliability||p. 145|
|Validity of Measures||p. 163|
|Standardized Approaches to Measurement||p. 203|
|Measurement Issues in Qualitative Research||p. 225|
|Measurement via the Digital World|
|Using Existing Administrative and National Databases||p. 241|
|Computer-Based Testing||p. 251|
|Internet Data Collection||p. 259|
|Instrumentation and Data Collection Methods|
|Observational Methods||p. 271|
|Content Analysis||p. 279|
|The Delphi Technique||p. 311|
|Visual Analog Scales||p. 319|
|Magnitude Estimation Scaling||p. 325|
|Guidelines for Writing Multiple-Choice Items||p. 329|
|Measurement of Physiological Variables Using Biomedical Instrumentation||p. 335|
|Evaluation of Measurement Precision, Accuracy, and Error in Biophysical Data for Clinical Research and Practice||p. 371|
|Collecting Sensitive Information||p. 385|
|Selection and Use of Existing Instruments||p. 393|
|Ethical Issues||p. 401|
|Issues in Measuring Quality Care||p. 417|
|Other Measurement Issues||p. 433|
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