Measurement and instrument design

Joyce Pittman, Tamilyn Bakas

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The soundness and robustness of research depend on the quality of data collection. An overview of the important considerations when developing an instrument for data collection is presented in this article. These considerations include theoretical issues fundamental to instrument development, conceptual model development, selection of instrument types, questionnaire design and construction, and establishment of reliability and validity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-607
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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