Melinda F Davis

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring progress toward smoking cessation
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Appl Meas 6:164-72. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis in osteopathic medicine: fascial and spinal motion restrictions as correlates of muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:226-32. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Using Rasch modeling to measure acculturation in youth
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    J Appl Meas 12:324-38. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among children with special health care needs in southern Arizona
    Heather Sanders
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatrics 111:584-7. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing versus prescriptive advice for smokers who are not ready to quit
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:129-33. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Measuring impairment and functional limitations in children with cerebral palsy
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 33:2416-24. 2011

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring progress toward smoking cessation
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Appl Meas 6:164-72. 2005
    ..It seems likely that similar scales might be developed to assess progress toward change for many other behaviors that seem to require a gradual process of change that can be indexed by items representing discrete steps along the way...
  2. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis in osteopathic medicine: fascial and spinal motion restrictions as correlates of muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:226-32. 2007
    ..The lack of such tools limits the reach of research in key osteopathic indicators...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using Rasch modeling to measure acculturation in youth
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    J Appl Meas 12:324-38. 2011
    ..Acculturation instruments for youth probably need more sensitive items to discriminate linguistic differences, or to measure other factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among children with special health care needs in southern Arizona
    Heather Sanders
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatrics 111:584-7. 2003
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing versus prescriptive advice for smokers who are not ready to quit
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:129-33. 2011
    ..Smokers who are not ready to quit are a very difficult group to treat. Physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners are in a unique position to encourage patients to quit smoking. However, the best approach to do so is not clear...
  6. doi request reprint Measuring impairment and functional limitations in children with cerebral palsy
    Melinda F Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0068, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 33:2416-24. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relative validity of multiple measures for impairment and functional limitations and to estimate the relationship between the two global factors using confirmatory factor analysis...