Analysis of the Construct of Dignity and Content Validity of the Patient Dignity Inventory
Pasman, H Roeline W
Rurup, Mette L
de Vet, Henrica C W
Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Bregje D
Health and quality of life outcomes 2011 June 19; 9: 45
Maintaining dignity, the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect, is considered as a goal of palliative care. The aim of this study was to analyse the construct of personal dignity and to assess the content validity of the Patient Dignity Inventory (PDI) in people with an advance directive in the Netherlands.
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