Psychometric evaluation of a questionnaire to document side-effects of chemotherapy.

@article{Sitzia1997PsychometricEO,
  title={Psychometric evaluation of a questionnaire to document side-effects of chemotherapy.},
  author={John Sitzia and C Dikken and Jane Hughes},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          999-1007
        }
}
This paper reports the psychometric testing of the Worthing Chemotherapy Questionnaire (WCQ). The WCQ is a patient self-report instrument to document side-effects of chemotherapy. Literature review of relevant studies shows that psychometric testing of similar instruments is rarely rigorous. Content validity for the WCQ was established in five ways: literature review, Delphi review among oncology staff, pre-pilot unstructured interviews, pilot study and amendment of the instrument and items for… CONTINUE READING

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