Journals Higher Education



15 December 2008

452 Pages | 40 black-and-white illus.

ISBN: 9780199231881

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Health Measurement Scales

A practical guide to their development and use

Fourth Edition

David L Streiner and Geoffrey R Norman

  • Assists the reader in how to develop and evaluate a scale, presenting steps in scale construction in a logical order
  • Enables readers to both develop scales to measure non-tangible health outcomes, and better evaluate and choose among existing instruments
  • Includes extensive discussion of the newer developments in scale development, in addition to more traditional methods
  • Material in this book has been developed by the extensive experience of the authors in teaching this subject, developing scales, and on student and reader feedback
  • Written in an accessible style, making it suitable for those with no experience of statistics

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