Validating a psychiatric patient classification system.

  • M Eklof, W H Qu
  • Published 1986 in The Journal of nursing administration

Abstract

Validation studies are crucial to the establishment of an accurate patient classification system in the psychiatric setting. This paper describes and discusses a validity study done on four forensic psychiatric units. Administrators will find the design applicable to other types of psychiatric units. The recommendations are useful for validating a patient… (More)

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