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Title Instruments for clinical health-care research / editors, Marilyn Frank-Stromborg, Sharon J. Olsen
Edition Third edition
Published Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2004]
Sudbury, MA : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  610.73072 Fra/Ifc 2004  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 713 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Series Jones and Bartlett series in oncology
Jones and Bartlett series in oncology.
Contents Evaluating instruments for use in clinical nursing research -- Tool adaptation to reduce health disparities -- Measurements issues with children and adolescents -- Measurement issues with the elderly -- Measurement issues concerning linguistic translations -- Physiologic measurement issues -- Cultural considerations in research instrumentation development -- Measuring function -- Measuring cognitive status -- Single instruments for measuring quality of life -- Multiple instruments for measuring quality of life -- Social support: conceptualization and measurement instruments -- Measuring coping -- Measuring hope -- Instruments to measure aspects of spirituality -- Measuring body image -- Measuring sexuality: physiologic, psychologic, and relationship dimensions -- Measuring dietary intake and nutritional outcomes -- Measuring sleep -- Attitudes toward chronic illness -- Selecting a tool for measuring cancer attitudes -- Measuring family outcomes -- Measuring anxiety -- Measuring depression -- Measuring healthy lifestyle -- Measuring self-care activities -- Measuring breast and colorectal cancer screening beliefs and behaviors -- Measuring information-seeking behaviors and decision-making preferences -- Measuring alterations in taste and smell -- Measuring bowel elimination -- Measuring cardiac parameters -- Measuring physiologic parameters in obstetric nursing -- Measuring dyspnea -- Measuring fatigue -- Measuring mobility and potential for falls -- Measuring nausea, vomiting, and retching -- Assessing the oral cavity -- Measuring pain -- Measuring skin integrity -- Assessing vaginitis
Summary "Instruments for Clinical Health-Care Research, Third Edition will facilitate researching clinical concepts and variables of interest, and will enhance the focus on linking clinical variable assessment with routine measurement of everyday clinical interventions."--Jacket
Notes "Oncology Nursing Society."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing -- Research.
Nursing -- Research -- Methods.
Nursing Research -- methods.
Genre/Form Nurses' Instruction
Author Frank-Stromborg, Marilyn, editor
Olsen, Sharon J., editor
Oncology Nursing Society, issuing body
LC no. 2003015429
ISBN 9780763722524 (paperback)
0763722529 (paperback)