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Families' Importance in Nursing Care: Nurses' Attitudes--an instrument development
Ersta Sköndal University College, Department of palliative care research.
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2008 (English)In: Journal of Family Nursing, ISSN 1074-8407, E-ISSN 1552-549X, Vol. 14, no 1, 97-117 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This article describes the development and testing of a research instrument, Families' Importance in Nursing Care-Nurses' Attitudes (FINC-NA), designed to measure nurses' attitudes about the importance of involving families in nursing care. The instrument was inductively developed from a literature review and tested with a sample of Swedish nurses. An item-total correlation and a first principal component analysis were used to validate the final instrument, including a second principal component analysis to analyze dimensionality, and Cronbach's alpha was used to estimate internal consistency. The instrument consists of 26 items and reveals four factors: families as a resource in nursing care, family as a conversational partner, family as a burden, and family as its own resource. Cronbach's alpha was 0.88 for the total instrument and 0.69 to 0.80 for the subscales. The instrument requires further testing with other nurse populations.

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2008. Vol. 14, no 1, 97-117 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:esh:diva-406DOI: 10.1177/1074840707312716PubMedID: 18281645OAI: oai:DiVA.org:esh-406DiVA: diva2:327838
Available from: 2010-06-30 Created: 2010-06-30 Last updated: 2011-05-20Bibliographically approved

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