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Development of an Instrument to Measure Triage Nursing Work in Emergency Room
Yu, Kyoung-Hee; Jang, Keum-Seong;
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to assess emergency room nurses` knowledge and performance of triage nursing. Methods: The instrument was developed through the stages of conceptual construction, item development, and validity and reliability testing. For the validity and reliability testing, data collected from 48 emergency room nurses using questionnaires was analyzed through descriptive statistics, factor analysis, and reliability coefficients. Results: The knowledge part consisted of 30 items in nine areas, and its reliability was low (KR-20
Triage Nursing Work;Knowledge;Performance;
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