TITLE

Reliability of psychometric tools

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, Steven
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Nurse Researcher;Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses two papers in the issue which focus on new developments in psychometric methods for the assessment of instruments. Leung and colleagues, highlight the need to address the reliability and validity of the data collected by psychometric tools, to avoid the two fundamental errors (systematic and non-systematic) causing inconsistencies in datasets. West and colleagues use the Family Impact of Pain Scale (FIPS) questionnaire on three domains for psychometric testing.
ACCESSION #
83621188

 

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