M R Lynn
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The scale product technique as a means of enhancing the measurement of patient satisfactionMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapil Hill 27599 7460, USA
Can J Nurs Res 36:66-81. 2004....
- Understanding and measuring patients' assessment of the quality of nursing careMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Nurs Res 56:159-66. 2007..Traditionally, patients have been considered incapable of evaluating the quality of care they receive, leading to their minimal involvement...
- The canaries in the coal mine speak: why someone should (and should not) become a nurseMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:340-50. 2006..Extrinsic factors dominated the reasons to be a nurse, with both intrinsic and extrinsic factors being the reasons not to do so...
- Mentoring the next generation of systems researchersMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:288-91. 2006..It is incumbent upon us to become mentors for those promising researchers in the academic and practice pipelines to provide the guidance and opportunities required to prote ge s to situate them on a successful trajectory...
- Development and testing of the Satisfaction in Nursing ScaleMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Nurs Res 58:166-74. 2009..The most commonly used scales for assessment of satisfaction were developed at least 30 years ago and are not consistent with the concerns of today's nurses...
- Faces of the nursing shortage: influences on staff nurses' intentions to leave their positions or nursingMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
J Nurs Adm 35:264-70. 2005..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and nurses' intention to leave their current position or nursing...
- Including the provider in the assessment of quality care: development and testing of the Nurses' Assessment of Quality Scale - acute care versionMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 22:328-36. 2007..After analysis, the scale was reduced to 77 items contained in 8 factors. Reliability estimates for the factors ranged from 74 to 94...
- Development of the Ways Of Helping Questionnaire: a measure of preferred coping strategies for older African American cancer survivorsJill B Hamilton
University of North Carolina, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Res Nurs Health 32:243-59. 2009..Evidence regarding hypothesized relationships with measures of well-being and another coping measure was mixed. The WHQ's content coverage makes it especially relevant for older African American cancer survivors...
- Psychometric evaluation of a new instrument to measure uncertainty in children and adolescents with cancerJanet L Stewart
School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Nurs Res 59:119-26. 2010..Although uncertainty has been characterized as a major stressor for children and adolescents with cancer, it has not been studied systematically...
- Reliability and validity of the perspectives of Support From God ScaleJill B Hamilton
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Nurs Res 59:102-9. 2010..Existing spiritual support scales for use with cancer survivors focus on the support believed to come from a religious community, clergy, or health care providers...
- Call bell requests, call bell response time, and patient satisfactionSheila Roszell
University of North Carolina School of Nursing, CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 24:69-75. 2009..This study used a correlational design to examine results from a patient satisfaction survey administered at discharge in relation to the number of call bell requests from the patient's room and call bell response time...
- Instrument development measuring critical care nurses' attitudes and behaviors with end-of-life careMeg Zomorodi
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Nurs Res 59:234-40. 2010..Although critical care nurses are expected to focus on providing life-sustaining measures, many intensive care patients actually receive end-of-life care...
- Satisfaction in nursing in the context of shortageJennifer Craft Morgan
Institute on Aging, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
J Nurs Manag 17:401-10. 2009..In particular, this paper highlights how the context of the nursing shortage interacts with what nurses understand to be satisfying about their work...
- Psychometric properties of the HIV-Related Fatigue ScaleJulie Barroso
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 13:66-75. 2002..Test-retest reliability was moderate at r = .43. Further testing needs to be done, but the HRFS has the potential to be a valuable addition to the measurement of fatigue in seropositive persons...
- Advancing patient-centred care through knowledge developmentRichard W Redman
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7460, USA
Can J Nurs Res 36:116-29. 2004..By addressing these critical issues, nursing can play a key role in advancing intervention science and knowledge development in the domain of patient-centred care...
- Implementation of the ANA report cardK Moore
Department of Nursing, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, USA
J Nurs Adm 29:48-54. 1999..The convenience sample comprised 1,500 patients and 300 nurses from 16 units at an academic medical center. Using regression analysis, the most consistent predictor of outcome indicators was the percentage of RNs of the total staff...
- Common (mis)perceptions about IRB review of human subjects researchMary R Lynn
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Nurs Sci Q 18:264-70. 2005..However, there are many misperceptions about institutional review boards and their operation. Some common misperceptions are presented and discussed in an effort to correct false views held by researchers...
- Staff nurses and their solutions to the nursing shortageMary R Lynn
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
West J Nurs Res 28:678-93. 2006..Nurses appeared to be concerned about the profession in general; however, when asked the "most important" thing to do, an age-old action was selected--increase pay...
- Use of the measurement of medication administration hassles with Mexican American family caregiversHsueh Fen S Kao
School of Nursing, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, USA
J Clin Nurs 18:2596-603. 2009....
- Determining content validity of a self-report instrument for adolescents using a heterogeneous expert panelLynne S Schilling
Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, USA
Nurs Res 56:361-6. 2007..The use of experiential experts, especially children and adolescents, in content validity evaluations of new instruments has not been described well...
- Postbaccalaureate nurse residency 1-year outcomesCarolyn A Williams
University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:357-65. 2007....
- Developing and validating a Chinese instrument to measure lower urinary tract symptoms among employed women in TaiwanYuan Mei Liao
College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
Nurs Outlook 54:353-61. 2006..Based on initial psychometric testing, the authors suggest the instrument is appropriate for use with women in Taiwan. Additional testing is recommended before being used with other populations...
- Evaluating content validity for children's self-report instruments using children as content expertsJanet L Stewart
School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nurs Res 54:414-8. 2005..The development and evaluation of instruments to index cognitive and emotional processes from the perspectives of children is a priority for pediatric nursing research...
- Assessment of patient expectations for careRichard W Redman
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:275-85. 2005..Such assessment ultimately contributes to the goal of assessing patient-centered care...