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Author Waltz, Carolyn Feher.
Title Measurement in nursing and health research / Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora Lea Strickland, Elizabeth R. Lenz.
Imprint New York : Springer Pub., [2005]
Edition Third edition.

Author Waltz, Carolyn Feher.
Subject Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Medical care -- Research -- Methodology.
Nursing Research.
Health Services Research.
Research Design.
Alt Name Strickland, Ora.
Lenz, Elizabeth R., 1943-
Waltz, Carolyn Feher. Measurement in nursing research.
Description xi, 448 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Edition Third edition.
Note Rev. ed. of: Measurement in nursing research / Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora L. Strickland, Elizabeth R. Lenz. 2nd ed. 1991.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to measurement -- Operationalizing nursing concepts -- Measurement theories and frameworks -- Strategies for designing measurement tools and procedures -- Measurement reliability -- Validity of measures / with Karen L. Soeken -- Standardized approaches to measurement / with Theresa L. Dremsa -- Measurement issues in qualitative research / Judith E. Hupcey -- Observational methods -- Content analysis -- Interviews -- Questionnaires -- The 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 S. Jenkins -- Ethical issues -- Other measurement issues.
ISBN 0826126359
OCLC # 56729963

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