Assessing measurement in health: Beyond reliability and validity

Denise F. Polit
2015 International Journal of Nursing Studies  
BACKGROUND: Psychometric concepts have undergone a transformation in health fields, as articulated in a consensus report by an international panel of health measurement experts: COSMIN, the COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this paper are to describe emerging ideas relating to the development and testing of new measures in health fields, to present a revised measurement taxonomy that builds upon COSMIN, and to explore the
more » ... t to which the new measurement concepts have played a role in psychometric assessments in nursing.
doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.07.002 pmid:26234936 fatcat:ytdf6vrc3bg2bca564qlw73suu