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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Vlug, Mariska G; de Vet, Henrica C W; Pasman, H Roeline W; Rurup, Mette L; Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Bregje D (2011-05)Preserving dignity can be considered as a goal of palliative care. To provide dignity-conserving care, it is relevant to identify the factors that influence a patient's self-perceived dignity. This study aims to develop ...
Advance Directives in the Netherlands: An Empirical Contribution to the Exploration of a Cross-Cultural Perspective on Advance Directives van Wijmen, Matthijs P.S.; Rurup, Mette L.; Pasman, H. Roeline W.; Kaspers, Pam J.; Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Bregje D. (2010-03)RESEARCH OBJECTIVE: This study focuses on ADs in the Netherlands and introduces a cross-cultural perspective by comparing it with other countries. METHODS: A questionnaire was sent to a panel comprising 1621 people ...
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