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Measurement in Nursing and Health Research By Elizabeth R. Lenz

Measurement in Nursing and Health Research
by Elizabeth R. Lenz

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Presents the principles and terminology, along with information, on how to design and implement measurement instruments in nursing and health care. This book is useful for nurses in a variety of roles, including students, educator, clinician, researcher, and consultant. It also includes an appendix of data sources and other measurement resources.
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Measurement in Nursing and Health Research by Elizabeth R. Lenz

Now in its third edition, this classic text on the how-to's of measurement presents the basic principles and terminology, 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 students, educator, clinician, researcher, administrator, and consultant. An appendix of data sources and other measurement resources, including internet sites, completes the book.

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About Elizabeth R. Lenz


Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN , is Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, where she specializes in research, evaluation, and measurement. An internationally recognized expert in the development of outcomes evaluation in clinical and educational settings, Dr. Waltz has published extensively including the third edition of Measurement in Nursing and Health Research, an AJN Book of the Year award winner, as well as articles on research, measurement, nursing outcomes, program development and evaluation. She has provided numerous outcomes evaluations, consultants, presentations, and workshops to varied health care audiences nationally and internationally and is widely acknowledged as a pioneer in outcomes evaluation and research.

Table of Contents


Part I: Basic Principles of Measurement; An Introduction to Measurement; Operationalizing Nursing Concepts; Measurement Theories and Frameworks; Part II: Understanding Measurement Design; Strategies for Designing Measurement Tools and Procedures; Measurement Reliability; Validity of Measures; Standardized Approaches to Measurement; Measurement Issues in Qualitative Research; Part III: Methods and Instruments for Collecting Data; Observational Methods; Content Analysis; Interview; Questionnaire; Delphi Technique; Q Methodology; Visual Analog Scales; Magnitude Estimation Scaling; Guidelines for Writing Multiple-Choice Items; Measurement of Physiological Variables Using Biomedical Instrumentation; Uses of Existing Administrative and National Databases; Collecting Sensitive Information; Selection & Use of Existing Instruments; Internet Data Collection; Computer-Based Testing; Part IV: Special Issues; Ethical Issues; Other Measurement Issues; Appendix A: Measurement Resources; Appendix B: Selected Existing Health Data Sources

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GOR010002903
Measurement in Nursing and Health Research by Elizabeth R. Lenz
Elizabeth R. Lenz
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Springer Publishing Co Inc
2004-12-31
448
0826126359
9780826126351
N/A
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