Development and validation of a geriatrics attitudes scale for primary care residents.

@article{Reuben1998DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a geriatrics attitudes scale for primary care residents.},
  author={David B Reuben and Ming Yew Lee and James Wayne Davis and Michelle S. Eslami and Daniel G. Osterweil and Susan Melchiore and Nancy T. Weintraub},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={1425-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an instrument measuring attitudes toward older persons and caring for older patients. DESIGN Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. SETTING An academic medical center. PARTICIPANTS Initial Study: 121 primary care residents (n = 96), fellows (n = 14), and faculty (n = 11) participated in instrument development in 1995. Longitudinal Study: 95 residents (n = 87) and fellows (n = 8) of the initial cohort participated in the 1996 follow-up study, and 61 of… CONTINUE READING

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