Measurement of Nursing Outcomes v. 2; Client Outcomes and Quality of Care (Second Edition)

Measurement of Nursing Outcomes v. 2; Client Outcomes and Quality of Care (Second Edition)

By: Colleen Dilorio (editor)Hardback

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This thoroughly updated and revised new edition of the award-winning series on measurement presents nearly 80 actual, tested instruments 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. ""Volume 1: Measuring Nursing Performance in Practice, Education, and Research"" is by Carolyn Feher Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN and Louise Sherman Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAAN, 2001. ""Volume 2: Client Outcomes and Quality of Care"" is by Ora Lea Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN and Coleen DiIorio, PhD, RN, FAAN, December 2002. ""Volume 3: Self Care and Coping"" is by Ora Leah Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN and Coleen DiIorio, PhD, RN, FAAN, December 2002.

About Author

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.


Part 1 Measuring functional abilities and outcomes of care: assessment of functional abilities and goal attainment scales - a criterion-referenced measure; multidimensional functional assessment of the elderly - the Iowa self-assessment measure; the levels of cognitive functioning scale; evaluating older persons for cognitive impairment - the abilities assessment instrument; the family well-being assessment tool; a measure of denial in coronary clients - the Robinson self-appraisal inventory; measuring stress after acute myocardial infraction - the stress of discharge assessment tool; version two; Schwartz cancer fatigue scale; ADL self-care scale for persons with multiple sclerosis; measuring attentional demands in community-dwelling elders. Part 2 Client's perceptions of care - the distress checklist: the child medical fear scale; the perception of empathy inventory. Part 3 Measuring care and quality of care: the satisfaction with nursing care questionnaire - English version; the satisfaction with nursing care questionnaire - Spanish version; measuring the caring process in nursing - the caring behaviour checklist and the client perception of caring scale; measuring patient satisfaction outcomes across provider disciplines; measuring outcomes in home healthcare - the episode coding form; the individualized care index; measuring the ability to recognize patient problems early - the manifestations of early recognition scale.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826114273
  • Format: Hardback
  • ID: 9780826114273
  • ISBN10: 082611427X
  • edition: Second Edition

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