AuthorsMitchell, Andrew E. P.
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractKEY POINTS • Measurement instruments enable the quantification of characteristics of interest to researchers • There are several methods of measuring characteristics, including scaling techniques • Any measurement instrument must be valid and reliable • Measurement instruments are important in healthcare research as they enable the measurement of attributes that are difficult to observe directly, such as cognitive and affective characteristics
CitationMitchell, A. E. P. (2014). Measurement instruments. In A. McIntosh-Scott, T. Mason, E. Mason-Whitehead, D. Coyle (Eds.), Key concepts in nursing and healthcare research (pp. 164-169). London: SAGE.
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