The Patient Learning Needs Scale: reliability and validity.

@article{Bubela1990ThePL,
  title={The Patient Learning Needs Scale: reliability and validity.},
  author={Natalie Bubela and Sharon Galloway and Elizabeth A McCay and Ann K McKibbon and Laura M. Nagle and Dorothy M. Pringle and Elizabeth Ina Ross and Judith Shamian},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1990},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={
          1181-7
        }
}
The article describes the development and initial psychometric evaluation of an instrument to measure patients' perceptions of learning needs at time of discharge from hospital to home. Evaluation of the Patient Learning Needs Scale was based on responses of 301 adults hospitalized with a medical or surgical illness. Factor analysis isolated seven subscales: medications, activities of living, feelings related to condition, community and follow-up, treatment and complications, enhancing quality… CONTINUE READING
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