Yan Piaw Chua

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There has been an increasing interest in recent years in developing and using computer-based tests in educational assessment. To replace pap er-based tests with computer-based ones, the standa rds for developing computerized-assessme nt (International Test Commission., 2004 ) requires equivalent test scores to be established for the new computer-based test(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the stressors and stress levels among Jordanian parents of infants in the NICU and their relationship to three factors: anxiety, depression and sleep disturbance. DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted in two hospitals in Jordan among 310 parents of infants in the NICU by using PSS: NICU and PROMIS. RESULTS Both(More)
Social networking sites (SNSs) are observed to have both positive and negative effects on users’ social, emotional, and cognitive development, which would further influence their selfesteem and well-being. Hence, understanding the behavior of users in online social networking is important. The present study investigates the causal relationships between(More)
BACKGROUND Inappropriate sedation assessment can jeopardize patient comfort and safety. Therefore, nurses' abilities in assessing and managing sedation are vital for effective care of mechanically ventilated patients. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This study assessed nurses' sedation scoring and management abilities as primary outcomes following educational(More)
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