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Measurement Tools in Patient Education 2ed

by Barbara Redman Springer Publishing Company
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Hbk 488 pages
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! This book provides a compendium of patient teaching tools for use in all areas of health care practice. They can be used for: Assessment of patient's educational needs Evaluation of effectiveness of patient teaching Tracking effectiveness of patient care Improving quality of care by using outcomes to improve interventions Each chapter provides a brief description of tool, its purpose, administration and scoring guidelines, information on research and validity, and the tool itself. Since the first edition was published in 1998, the number of instruments has nearly doubled -- this edition has 89 tools rather than the 52 in the first edition. Instruments included in the first edition were updated. If they had not been further developed or used in the past 5 years they were not included again. Health care professionals in virtually any setting will find this an important resource for patient care and research. A sampling of the 37 new tools in 2nd edition: The Diabetes Self Management Profile Asthma Knowledge Questionnaire Cardiac Patient Learning Needs Inventory Stroke Care Information Test Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale English/Spanish Self-Efficacy Scale for Breast Self-Examination Chronic Pain Self-Efficacy Scale Osteoporosis Questionnaire Eating Styles Questionnaire HIV Knowledge Questionnaire

Part I: Overview An Introduction Measurement in Patient Education, Practice, and Research Part II: Description of Tools Patient Education Needs Diabetes Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases Asthma Cardiovascular Cancer Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenting Other Clinical Topics Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Increasing Quality of Life Appendix: Summary of Tools

Barbara Klug Redman, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Dean and Professor at the Wayne State University College of Nursing. She received her masters and doctoral degrees at the University of Minnesota and her BSN at South Dakota State University and a second masters in bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. She has been a postdoctoral fellow at The John Hopkins University, a fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Redman's career began as a staff nurse at a hospital in South Dakota. Dr. Redman has been Executive Director of the American Nurse Association, American Nurses Foundation, and American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She has also held professorships at the universities of Washington, Minnesota, Connecticut, and John Hopkins University. She has received honorary doctorates from Georgetown University and the University of Colorado. Dr. Redman has published numerous works in patient education including The Practice of Patient Education, which is now in its ninth edition and has been translated into Japanese, Finnish, Dutch and German.