Testing an Instrument for Assessing Nursing Intensity in Perioperative Settings: Construct Validity

International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Satu RautaKristiina Junttila

Abstract

To test the construct validity of an instrument to assess nursing intensity in perioperative settings. A survey based on 24 core elements of perioperative nursing was used. A total of 652 assessments were performed on 308 patients. Principal component analysis was used. A model with four principal components was suggested. Patients' care needs appear to vary as they progress along the perioperative continuum. Thus, a given instrument's content differs from the intraoperative to postoperative phases. More testing is needed to achieve a valid tool for allocating nursing staff in operating departments. Reliable tools are needed to match patients' care needs with available nursing resources.

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