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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Validation of polish version of the Basel extent of rationing of nursing care revised questionnaire
Authors : Uchmanowicz, I.
Kirwan, M.
Riklikiene, O.
Wolfshaut-Wolak, R.
Gotlib, J.
Schubert, Maria
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3298
Published in : PLOS ONE
Volume(Issue) : 14
Issue : 3
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Public Library of Science
ISSN: 1932-6203
Language : English
Subjects : Nurse; Nursing science; Questionnaire; Poland; Psychometrics; Polish people; Europe; Research validity
Subject (DDC) : 610.73: Nursing
Abstract: Development of simple, valid and reliable instruments to determine nursing care rationing is a subject of ongoing research. One such instrument, which is gaining popularity worldwide and has significant research applicability, is the Basel Extent of Rationing of Nursing Care (BERNCA) and its revised version, the BERNCA-R. The aim of this study was to translate and adapt the BERNCA-R into a Polish-language version and to assess its reliability and validity in evaluating the level of implicit rationing of nursing care in Poland. Standard methodological requirements were followed during translation and cultural adaptation of the English version of the BERNCA-R questionnaire into Polish. The cross-sectional validation study was conducted between May and September 2017, which included 175 nurses undergoing specialisation and qualification courses at the European Postgraduate Education Centre in Wrocław, Poland. Cronbach’s alpha and inter-item correlations were used to analyse the internal consistency of the Polish BERNCA-R questionnaire. The mean total BERNCA-R score was 1.9 points (SD = 0.74) on a scale of 0-4. Cronbach’s alpha for the unidimensional scale was 0.96. The mean inter-item correlation was 0.4 (range 0.1-0.84), which indicates high internal consistency. A single-factor solution demonstrated stable loadings above 0.5 for almost all items of the Polish BERNCA-R questionnaire. The study using the Polish BERNCA-R questionnaire demonstrated that the instrument is valid and reliable for use in investigating care rationing in groups of Polish nurses.
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Nursing (IPF)
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