Validazione di uno strumento che misura le conoscenze e gli atteggiamenti degli infermieri italiani sulla gestione del dolore.

Translated title of the contribution: Testing an instrument measuring Italian nurses' knowledge and attitudes regarding pain

Gianluca Catania, Massimo Costantini, Annie Lambert, Massimo Luzzani, Francesca Marceca, Gloria Tridello, Luca Boni, Matteo Bernardi

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Abstract

AIM: To test the construct validity, test-retest reliability, and internal consistency of the Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Survey Regarding Pain translated from English to Italian. DESIGN: Validation study. SETTING: Oncology, long term care wards and hospice of 5 different italian regions. SAMPLE: 157 nurses divided in four groups according to the setting: students (29), general medical wards (35), oncology (43) and hospice (50). METHODS: The instrument was translated and adapted from English to Italian by a group of experts in pain and by pilot-testing. It was completed by 90% of the sample and the percentage of correct answers and alpha Cronbach were calculated. The test-retest reliability was measured having the questionnaire completed after a 14 days time interval, by the nurses of medical wards. RESULTS: The instrument discriminated between levels of expertise. Overall, the average percentage of correct answers was 52.7%: 40.7% for student nurses, 46% for general medicine nurses, 56.3% for oncology nurses and 62% for hospice nurses (P

Translated title of the contributionTesting an instrument measuring Italian nurses' knowledge and attitudes regarding pain
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)149-156
Number of pages8
JournalAssistenza infermieristica e ricerca : AIR
Volume25
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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