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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Construction And Validation Of An Instrument For Classification Of Pediatric Patients [construção E Validação De Um Instrumento De Classificação De Pacientes Pediátricos]
Author: Dini A.P.
De BritoGuirardello E.
Abstract: Objective: To construct a tool for classification of pediatric patients, validate its content, and assess the interrater reliability. Methods: This is a quantitative study in which a mixed method was used. Validity of its content was assessed through a descriptive exploratory design using the Delphi technique. Inter-rater reliability was then assessed with a correlational design. Results: After four stages of use of the Delphi technique, the instrument was composed of 11 care demand indicators. Each of them comprised one-to-four situations of graded complexity, that reflected increasing intensity of nursing need. The reliability levels as optimal, good, and weak were obtained for five, five, and one indicators, respectively. Conclusion: The content of the instrument was constructed and validated with satisfactory reliability to classify pediatric patients into five healthcare categories.
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Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0103-21002013000200007
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84880821876&partnerID=40&md5=515577a34c40049532393a19af299589
Date Issue: 2013
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