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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268835/predictive-validity-of-the-brazilian-portuguese-version-of-the-family-questionnaire-for-relapse-in-patients-with-schizophrenia
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Ana Carolina G Zanetti, Marcia A Ciol, Georg Wiedemann, João Mazzoncini de Azevedo-Marques, Rosana Aparecida Spadoti Dantas, Edilaine Cristina da Silva Gherardi-Donato, Kelly Graziani Giacchero Vedana, Sueli Aparecida Frari Galera
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Family Questionnaire-Brazilian Portuguese Version (FQ-BPV) has been preliminarily validated in the Brazilian population. This study assessed the predictive validity of the FQ-BPV for relapse in patients with schizophrenia. METHODS: Ninety-four dyads (patients with schizophrenia and their relatives) were recruited from three mental health clinics. Expressed emotion was assessed using the FQ-BPV. Presence of relapse was assessed at 6-, 9-, 12-, and 18-month follow-ups and analyzed through logistic regressions...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268834/reliability-and-validity-testing-of-the-motionwatch-8-in-older-adults
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Ameera Chakravarthy, Barbara Resnick
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The purpose of this pilot study was to test the reliability and validity of the MotionWatch 8 with older adults. METHODS: Participants wore the MotionWatch 8 for 3 days, completed a diary of activities and the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale. RESULTS: Evidence of reliability and validity was supported because there was no difference in daily level of activity and that recorded physical activity matched the activity counts...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268833/assessment-of-basic-knowledge-about-alzheimer-s-disease-among-older-rural-residents-a-pilot-test-of-a-new-measure
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Lisa Kirk Wiese, Christine L Williams, Ruth Tappen, David Newman, Monica Rosselli
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Underserved rural populations face a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD), yet studies investigating AD knowledge in this population are lacking. The purpose of this research was to develop an AD basic knowledge measure that is appropriate for use with underserved populations. METHOD: A content domain map, content validity index, and cognitive interviews were used in developing the first version of the basic knowledge of Alzheimer's disease (BKAD; Study 1)...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268832/inter-rater-reliability-and-user-friendliness-of-the-delirium-observation-screening-scale
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Gerhard Mueller, Petra Schumacher, Jutta Wetzlmair, Monika Lechleitner, Eva Schulc
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Delirium is a common and often unrecognized complication of hospitalized elderly patients. Currently, there is no evidence for inter-rater reliability studies between registered nurses in the literature. Furthermore, the user-friendliness of the Delirium Observation Screening Scale (DOSS) has not been tested in Austria. METHODS: A quantitative cross-sectional design with a convenience sample of 141 patients and 36 nurses in an Austrian hospital...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268831/maltese-translation-and-adaptation-of-champion-s-health-belief-model-scale-and-the-revised-illness-perception-questionnaire-for-breast-screening-among-maltese-women
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Danika Marmarà, Vincent Marmarà, Gill Hubbard
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Translating, adapting, and piloting Champion's Health Belief Model Scale for Mammography Screening (CHBMS-MS) and Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) among Maltese women. METHODS: The Maltese questionnaire (Maltese Breast Screening Questionnaire [MBSQ]) was developed through 9 steps. Bilingual women (n = 15) completed MBSQ at 2 time points. RESULTS: During forward-backward translations (Steps 1-4), 4 English controversial terms were raised...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268830/reliability-and-validity-of-the-center-for-epidemiologic-studies-depression-scale-in-a-population-based-cohort-of-middle-aged-u-s-adults
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Theodore D Cosco, Matthew Prina, Brendon Stubbs, Yu-Tzu Wu
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Globally, depressive symptoms are a leading contributor to years lived with disability. The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) scale has been used extensively to quantify depression; yet, its psychometric properties remain contentious. This study examined the reliability and factor structure of the CES-D in the MacArthur Foundation's Midlife in the United States Study (MIDUS), a nationally representative cohort study of noninstitutionalized, English-speaking adults aged 24-74 years...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268829/rasch-analysis-of-lebanese-nurses-responses-to-the-occupational-fatigue-exhaustion-recovery-scale
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Michael Clinton, Hasmig Tchaparian
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The purpose of our methodological study was to explore the psychometric properties of Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion Recovery (OFER) subscales. METHODS: Rasch analyses of 366 Lebanese registered nurses' responses to the Chronic Fatigue (CF), Acute Fatigue (AF), and Intershift Recovery (IR) subscales. RESULTS: Disordered rating categories, response dependence, and possible differential item functioning (DIF). The data were a better fit to a 3-dimensional Rasch rating scale model; difference, χ2 = 104, df = 12, p = ...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268828/testing-nursing-competence-validity-and-reliability-of-the-nursing-performance-profile
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Janine E Hinton, Mary Z Mays, Debra Hagler, Pamela Randolph, Ruth Brooks, Nick DeFalco, Beatrice Kastenbaum, Kathy Miller
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: There is growing evidence that simulation testing is appropriate for assessing nursing competence. We compiled evidence on the validity and reliability of the Nursing Performance Profile (NPP) method for assessing competence. METHODS: Participants (N = 67) each completed 3 high-fidelity simulation tests; raters (N = 31) scored the videotaped tests using a 41-item competency rating instrument. RESULTS: The test identified areas of practice breakdown and distinguished among subgroups differing in age, education, and simulation experience...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268827/construct-validity-of-the-portuguese-version-of-the-wagnild-and-young-resilience-scale
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Filipa Coelhoso, José A García Del Castillo, Juan C Marzo, Paulo C Dias, Álvaro García Del Castillo-López
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This study aims to validate the resilience scale developed by Wagnild and Young for the Portuguese population. METHODS: The instrument validation was conducted with a sample of 313 adults attending the Higher Institute of Educational Sciences, of which 62.3% were female and 37.7% male, between 18 and 58 years old. RESULTS: Three factors were decided upon: life satisfaction, planning-discipline, and independence, and there was a positive average correlation between the three factors...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268826/an-evaluation-of-the-psychometric-properties-of-the-behavior-change-strategies-for-healthy-eating-scale
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Kenneth D Royal, Rachael A Royal
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Behavior Change Strategies for Healthy Eating Scale (BCSHES) has potentially broad implications for use by researchers, practitioners, and educators across various medical and allied health professions. To date, however, the psychometric properties of the BCSHES have not been rigorously evaluated, potentially limiting its use. The purpose of this study was to thoroughly evaluate the psychometric properties of the BCSHES. METHODS: The Rasch Rating Scale Model was used to analyze BCSHES data on a sample of 191 graduate/professional program students...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268825/development-and-psychometric-evaluation-of-the-nurses-professional-values-scale-3
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Darlene Weis, Mary Jane Schank
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Nurses Professional Values Scale-3 (NPVS-3) is an instrument derived from the American Nurses Association Code designed to measure nurses' professional values. The purpose of this study was to examine its psychometric properties. METHODS: A random sample of 1,139 baccalaureate nursing students, graduate nursing students, and practicing nurses participated. The 28-item Likert-scale instrument was subjected to exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268824/the-psychometric-properties-of-the-world-health-organization-quality-of-life-bref-among-thai-women-who-have-experienced-intimate-partner-violence
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Ratchneewan Ross, Ghada Shahrour, Andrea Warner Stidham, Douglas Delahanty
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The World Health Organization Quality of Life BREF (WHOQOL-BREF) has been used in various populations and cultures. However, its psychometric properties are unknown among women who experienced intimate partner violence (WIPV). This study aimed to explore the reliability and validity of the WHOQOL-BREF among Thai WIPV. METHODS: Two hundred eighty-four female patients receiving care at a northeast hospital in Thailand responded to the WHOQOL-BREF and intimate partner violence (IPV) questions...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268823/guest-editorial
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Ratchneewan Ross
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December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268822/psychometric-evaluation-of-the-persian-translation-of-the-thalassemia-specific-quality-of-life-questionnaire
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Mohsen Adib-Hajbaghery, Saeed Poormansouri, Mehrnaz Ahmadi
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: There is no Persian scale for assessing the quality of life of patients with thalassemia major. Thus, this study was conducted to translate and validate the 36-item thalassemia-specific Transfusion-Dependent Quality of Life (TranQoL) questionnaire. METHODS: The questionnaire was first translated into Persian and then was backward-translated into English. Afterward, panels of experts commented on the Persian translation, and then its face validity was confirmed and content validity index (CVI) and content validity ratio (CVR) were calculated...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268821/development-and-psychometric-evaluation-of-the-nurses-compassion-fatigue-inventory
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Mahdieh Sabery, Mansoureh Zagheri Tafreshi, Meimanat Hosseini, Jamileh Mohtashami, Abbas Ebadi
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Many efforts have been made so far to measure compassion fatigue (CF). There is no specific, precise, and comprehensive tool for CF measurement among nurses. This study aimed at developing and evaluating the psychometric properties of the Nurses' Compassion Fatigue Inventory (NCFI). METHODS: This methodological study was made in 3 consecutive phases: the hybrid concept analysis, the item pool generation, the psychometric validation. RESULTS: The initial item pool contained 98 items...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268820/the-inter-rater-reliability-of-the-observation-instrument-for-assessing-pain-in-elderly-with-dementia-an-investigation-in-the-long-term-care-setting
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Gerhard Mueller, Petra Schumacher, Elisabeth Holzer, Martin Pallauf, Eva Schulc
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Observation Instrument for Assessing Pain in Elderly With Dementia (BISAD) was developed in Germany. The instrument demonstrated high inter-rater reliability values for the original French version. So far, there are no results to that effect in the Austrian long-term care setting available. The objective of this study was to investigate agreement and inter-rater reliability of BISAD in residents with dementia. METHODS: A quantitative multicenter-descriptive cross-sectional design with a convenience sample of 71 residents...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29268819/psychometric-testing-of-the-persian-version-of-the-perceived-perioperative-competence-scale-revised
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Neda Mirbagher Ajorpaz, Mansoureh Zagheri Tafreshi, Jamileh Mohtashami, Farid Zayeri, Zahra Rahemi
The clinical competence of nursing students in operating room (OR) is an important issue in nursing education. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Persian Perceived Perioperative Competence Scale-Revised (PPCS-R) instrument. This cross-sectional study was conducted across 12 universities in Iran. The psychometric properties and factor structure of the PPCS-R for OR students was examined. Based on the results of factor analysis, seven items were removed from the original version of the scale...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28789757/unidimensional-and-bidimensional-approaches-to-measuring-acculturation
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Cha-Nam Shin, Michael Todd, Kyungeh An, Wonsun Sunny Kim
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Researchers easily overlook the complexity of acculturation measurement in research. This study is to elaborate the shortcomings of unidimensional approaches to conceptualizing acculturation and highlight the importance of using bidimensional approaches in health research. METHODS: We conducted a secondary data analysis on acculturation measures and eating habits obtained from 261 Korean American adults in a Midwestern city. RESULTS: Bidimensional approaches better conceptualized acculturation and explained more of the variance in eating habits than did unidimensional approaches...
August 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28789756/development-and-testing-of-the-collaboration-in-the-clinical-learning-environment-tool
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Katie Hooven
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This study was done to develop and psychometrically test the Collaboration in the Clinical Learning Environment (CCLE) tool. The researcher acknowledged 2 distinct populations that required input into this particular tool development: staff nurses and nursing faculty members. Both have influence into student learning. METHODS: Research followed the 8-step methodology for tool development as defined by DeVellis. RESULTS: Reliability testing was done on the 24-item CCLE, which confirmed a Cronbach's alpha of ...
August 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28789755/measuring-resilience-in-two-generations-psychometric-properties-of-available-instruments
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Marlene Z Cohen, Kevin A Kupzyk, Lyn M Holley, Rabbi Mendel Katzman
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This study examines measures of resilience to identify the best available measure for future research to assess efficacy of a low-cost intervention that enhances resilience of older adults and youth (i.e., intergenerational transfer of ethnic culture). METHODS: Scanning the literature produced no obvious choice; 3 measures showed promise: the Wagnild-Young Resilience Scale, Windle-Markland-Woods Psychological Resilience Scale, and the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC); 200 ethnicityalike older adults and 192 youths completed all three scales...
August 1, 2017: Journal of Nursing Measurement
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