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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Validity And Reliability Of A Pediatric Patient Classification Instrument.
Author: Dini, Ariane Polidoro
Alves, Daniela Fernanda dos Santos
Oliveira, Henrique Ceretta
Guirardello, Edinêis de Brito
Abstract: to assess the construct validity and reliability of the Pediatric Patient Classification Instrument. correlation study developed at a teaching hospital. The classification involved 227 patients, using the pediatric patient classification instrument. The construct validity was assessed through the factor analysis approach and reliability through internal consistency. the Exploratory Factor Analysis identified three constructs with 67.5% of variance explanation and, in the reliability assessment, the following Cronbach's alpha coefficients were found: 0.92 for the instrument as a whole; 0.88 for the Patient domain; 0.81 for the Family domain; 0.44 for the Therapeutic procedures domain. the instrument evidenced its construct validity and reliability, and these analyses indicate the feasibility of the instrument. The validation of the Pediatric Patient Classification Instrument still represents a challenge, due to its relevance for a closer look at pediatric nursing care and management. Further research should be considered to explore its dimensionality and content validity.
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Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25296143
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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