measuring the reliability and perceived usefulness of nursing progress measures
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measuring the reliability and perceived usefulness of nursing progress measures

Eddie Chaplin Strategic Development Officer/Practice Development Nurse, Estia Centre, Guy’s Hospital, London

Assessing patients forms the cornerstone of the nurse’s role and to help them provide reliable information they can use a structured instrument. Eddie Chaplin examines the usefulness of two such nursing progress measures

The concept of measuring nursing outcomes is complex. Nursing outcome research is still in its infancy, but Griffiths (1995) emphasises that future work should build on the strengths of past efforts in relation to the use of measurement tools and identification of relevant variables.

Learning Disability Practice. 7, 9,18-21. doi: 10.7748/ldp2004.11.7.9.18.c1598

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