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Measurement in nursing and health research / Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora L. Strickland, Elizabeth R. Lenz.

By: Waltz, Carolyn Feher.
Contributor(s): Strickland, Ora | Lenz, Elizabeth R, 1943- | Waltz, Carolyn Feher. Measurement in nursing research.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Springer Pub., c2005Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xi, 448 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0826126359; 9780826126351.Subject(s): Nursing -- Research -- Methodology | Medical care -- Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 610.73/072
Contents:
An introduction to measurement -- Operationalizing nursing concepts -- Measurement theories and frameworks -- Strategies for designing measurement tools and procedures -- Measurement reliability -- Validity of measures / Karen L. Soeken -- Standardized approaches to measurement / Theresa L. Dremsa -- Measurement issues in qualitative research / Judith E. Hupcey -- Observational methods -- Content analysis -- Interviews -- Questionnaires -- Delphi technique -- Q methodology -- Visual analog scales -- Magnitude estimation scaling -- Guidelines for writing multiple-choice items / Karen L. Soeken -- Measurement of physiological variables using biomedical instrumentation / Kathleen S. Stone and Susan K. Frazier -- Uses of existing administrative and national databases / Meg Johantgen -- Collecting sensitive information -- Selection and use of existing instruments -- Internet data collection -- Computer based testing / Louise Jenkins -- Ethical issues -- Other measurement issues.
Review: "This is a new edition of a classic text on the "how to's" of measurement. Basic principles and terminology are covered along with practical information on how to design and implement measurement instruments in nursing and health care. The book is for nurses in a variety of roles, including student, educator, clinician, researcher, administrator, and consultant. New to this edition is more information on qualitative data collection, physiologic measures, and nonclassical measurement approaches."--Jacket.
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Rev. ed. of: Measurement in nursing research / Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora L. Strickland, Elizabeth R. Lenz. 2nd ed. 1991.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

An introduction to measurement -- Operationalizing nursing concepts -- Measurement theories and frameworks -- Strategies for designing measurement tools and procedures -- Measurement reliability -- Validity of measures / Karen L. Soeken -- Standardized approaches to measurement / Theresa L. Dremsa -- Measurement issues in qualitative research / Judith E. Hupcey -- Observational methods -- Content analysis -- Interviews -- Questionnaires -- Delphi technique -- Q methodology -- Visual analog scales -- Magnitude estimation scaling -- Guidelines for writing multiple-choice items / Karen L. Soeken -- Measurement of physiological variables using biomedical instrumentation / Kathleen S. Stone and Susan K. Frazier -- Uses of existing administrative and national databases / Meg Johantgen -- Collecting sensitive information -- Selection and use of existing instruments -- Internet data collection -- Computer based testing / Louise Jenkins -- Ethical issues -- Other measurement issues.

"This is a new edition of a classic text on the "how to's" of measurement. Basic principles and terminology are covered along with practical information on how to design and implement measurement instruments in nursing and health care. The book is for nurses in a variety of roles, including student, educator, clinician, researcher, administrator, and consultant. New to this edition is more information on qualitative data collection, physiologic measures, and nonclassical measurement approaches."--Jacket.

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