The Greek version of the 9-item European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale: a multidimensional or a uni-dimensional scale?

@article{Lambrinou2014TheGV,
  title={The Greek version of the 9-item European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale: a multidimensional or a uni-dimensional scale?},
  author={Ekaterini C. Lambrinou and Fotini Kalogirou and D. Lamnisos and Elizabeth D. E. Papathanassoglou and Andreas Protopapas and Panayiota Sourtzi and Vassilis I. Barberis and Chrysoula Lemonidou and Loizos C Antoniades and Nicos Middleton},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={494-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the dimensionality of the Greek version of the European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale (Gr9-EHFScBS) in a Greek-Cypriot population. BACKGROUND EHFScBS is a valid and reliable scale which is widely used for assessing heart failure (HF) patients' self-care behaviors. METHODS EHFScBS was translated into Greek and was administered to 128 Greek-Cypriot HF patients. The internal consistency, construct validity and discriminant validity of the scale were assessed… CONTINUE READING