Validation of instruments for older hospitalized patients at risk for functional decline
Mei-Chun Wang, MSN, RN, Department of Nursing, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan; Shu Hua Lu, PhD, School of Nursing, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
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The study aims at examining the reliability and validity of the following three assessment instruments commonly used in Taiwan to predict functional decline among hospitalized elderly: Identification of Seniors at Risk-Hospitalized Patients, Variable Indicative of Placement Risk, and Hospital Score for the Evaluation of the Risk of Loss of Autonomy.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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Validation of Instruments
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