Ariane Polidoro Dini

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Patient classification is essential for managing a hospital unit. Literature, however, does not present conceptualizations of pediatric patient categories. The objectives of this study were to define and validate pediatric patient care categories, according to the level of dependency of the nursing team. The care categories were defined based on a(More)
OBJECTIVE Improve the content validity of the instrument for classification of pediatric patients and evaluate its construct validity. METHOD A descriptive exploratory study in the measurement of the content validity index, and correlational design for construct validation through exploratory factor analysis. RESULTS The content validity index for(More)
Patient classification is essential for managing a hospital unit. Literature, however, does not present conceptualizations of pediatric patient categories. The objectives of this study were to define and validate pediatric patient care categories, according to the level of dependency of the nursing team. The care categories were defined based on a(More)
OBJECTIVES to assess the construct validity and reliability of the Pediatric Patient Classification Instrument. METHODS correlation study developed at a teaching hospital. The classification involved 227 patients, using the pediatric patient classification instrument. The construct validity was assessed through the factor analysis approach and reliability(More)
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