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Measurement in Nursing and Health Research
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer Pub Co
Publication date July 28, 2016
Pages 649
Binding Paperback
Edition 5 reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780826170613
ISBN-10 0826170617
Dimensions 0 by 7 by 10 in.
Original list price $115.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Praise for the previous Edition:

"This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students." Score: 100, 5 stars

--Doody's Medical Reviews

"...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes."

--Clinical Nurse Specialist

“Presents clearly the methodological principles for research planning in nursing with examples that facilitate the understanding of them. Excellent.”5.0 out of 5 stars

--Nursing Research

This highly popular resource—written in an easy-to-read style and format-- delivers everything nurses and other health researchers need to know aboutdesigning, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measurement in nursing. The Fifth Edition features the most current content,strategies, and procedures available with direct applicability to nurses and health researchers engaging in interprofessional research, collaboration,education, and evidence-based practice. Five new chapters focus on challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practiceand education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science.

The book gives particular attention to measurement issues resulting from changes in nursing, health research, and the increased emphasis on and undertakingof interprofessional research and evaluation. Presenting the material in step-by-step format, the book is designed for readers with little or no experiencein measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues. It focuses on increasing the reader’s ability to use measures that are operationalized within thecontext of theories and conceptual frameworks, derived from sound measurement principles and practices and adequately tested for reliability and validity.Additionally, the text provides a pragmatic account of the processes involved in all aspects of measurement. Studies conducted by nurses and researchers invaried settings illustrate the measurement processes.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated and revised
  • Delivers new and emerging strategies
  • Reflects recent changes to nursing, health research, and emphasis on interprofessional research
  • Includes five completely new chapters addressing challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice andeducation, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science

Key Features:

  • Easy-to-read content and format
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues
  • Provides studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings
  • Offers a pragmatic account of the processes involved inn all aspects of measurement


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With Ora Lea Strickland, Ph. d. (other contributor), Carolyn F. Waltz, Ph. d. (other contributor) | 5 reprint edition from Springer Pub Co (July 28, 2016)
9780826170613 | details & prices | 649 pages | List price $115.00
About: Praise for the previous Edition: "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement.

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