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Measurement of Nursing Outcomes: Volume 3: Self Care and Coping 2ed

by Ora Strickland and Colleen Dilorio Springer Publishing Company
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This thoroughly updated and revised new edition of the award-winning series on measurement presents nearly 80 actual, tested intruments for assessing nursing outcomes in a multitude of settings and situations. Each tool is accompanied by a descriptive essay that includes information on purpose, administration, scoring, and reliability and validity. Whether you are interested in measuring patient outcomes, evaluating patient learning, or assessing the effectiveness of teaching and learning in a nursing school, this compendium can provide the authoritative tools you need.

Preface Contributors Part I: Self Efficacy and Self Care Self-Efficacy for Functional Activities Scale, B. Resnick The Perlow Self-Esteem Scale, M. Perlow A Measure of Power as Knowing Participation in Change, E.A. Manhart Barrett The Epilepsy Self-Efficacy Scale, C. DiIorio and K. Yeager The Insulin Management Diabetes Self-Efficacy Scale, A.C. Hurley Part II: Coping The Jalowiec Coping Scale, A. Jalowiec The Coping Scale of the Chronicity Impact and Coping Instrument, D.P. Hymovich The Role Inventory, M. Catanzaro The Women's Role Strain Inventory, C.A. Lengacher The Demands of Immigration Scale, K.J. Aroian The Haber Level of Differentiation of Self Scale, J. Haber The SCMP-G: Measuring Guarding as a Self-Care Management Process in Chronic Illness, L.J. Jones Part III: Social Support and Quality of Life Measuring Social Support, C. Weinert The Social Support in Chronic Illness Inventory, G.A. Hilbert The Caring Ability Inventory, N.O. Nkongho The Postpartum Support Questionnaire, M.C. Logsdon The Long-Term Quality of Life Instrument for Female Cancer Survivors, G. Wyatt and L.L. Friedman Part IV: Measuring Health Behaviors The Multidimensional Health Behavior Inventory, P.A. Kulbok, K.F. Carter, J.H. Bladwin, et al The Compliance Questionnaire, G. Hilbert The Index of Readiness, J. Fleury and K. Cameron

"This book presents actual, tested instruments for assessing nursing outcomes. Each tool is accompanied by descriptive essay... related to client self care, social support..."--Doody Enterprises, Inc.

Ora Lea Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned a doctoral degree in child development and family relations from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro; a master's degree in maternal and child health nursing from Boston University, Massachusetts; and a bachelor's degree in nursing from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro. She is the founder and senior editor of the Journal of Nursing Measurement. As an internationally known specialist in nursing research, measurement, evaluation, maternal and child health and parenting, Dr. Strickland has published widely in professional journals and books, and is called upon as a consultant by health care agencies, universities, government agencies, and community organizations. She has presented more than 200 lectures, speeches, and workshops, and her research has been featured in newspapers and magazines, as well as on radio and television. Colleen DiIorio, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University and Department of Family and Community Nursing in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, at Emory University. Dr. DiIorio earned a doctoral degree in nursing research and theory development from New York University. She received her master's degree in nursing, with a functional minor in delivery of nursing services, from New York University and received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa. Dr. DiIorio has extensive experience in health promotion research. She currently serves as principal investigator on four NIH funded research grants. Her work covers two broad areas addressing health behavior and behavioral change: adherence/self-management and HIV prevention. Dr. DiIorio has published numerous articles and chapters on self-management and HIV prevention in addition to topics on measurement, health promotion, disease prevention, and evaluation. Dr. DiIorio has served as a consultant to and on panels of community organizations, governmental agencies, and professional organizations. She currently serves as associate editor of the Journal of Nursing Measurement.