Measurement and instrument design

Joyce Pittman, Tamilyn Bakas

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)603-607
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing
Volume37
Issue number6
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StatePublished - Nov 2010

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Measurement and instrument design. / Pittman, Joyce; Bakas, Tamilyn.

In: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, Vol. 37, No. 6, 11.2010, p. 603-607.

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Pittman, Joyce ; Bakas, Tamilyn. / Measurement and instrument design. In: Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. 2010 ; Vol. 37, No. 6. pp. 603-607.
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