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Measurement of Nursing Outcomes (2nd Ed., Vol. 3). Self Care and Coping


O. L. Stricland, C. Dilorio (Eds.) New York: Springer Publishing. 2003. 288 pp. $49.95. (877) 687-7476.


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 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 needed.