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psychometrics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests. —psychometric adj.null...

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Patient satisfaction with anaesthesia care: development of a psychometric questionnaire and benchmarking among six hospitals in Switzerland and Austria†‡

T. Heidegger, Y. Husemann, M. Nuebling, D. Morf, T. Sieber, A. Huth, R. Germann, P. Innerhofer, A. Faserl, C. Schubert, C. Geibinger, K. Flückiger, T. Coi and G. Kreienbühl.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5862 words.

Background. We describe the development and comparison of a psychometric questionnaire on patient satisfaction with anaesthesia care among six hospitals.

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Development, psychometric evaluation and validation of a brief measure of emotional preoperative stress (B-MEPS) to predict moderate to intense postoperative acute pain

W. Caumo, M. Nazare Furtado da Cunha, S. Camey, S. Maris de Jezus Castro, I. L. S. Torres and L. Cadore Stefani.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5288 words.

Background: Preoperative stress might influence postoperative pain, thereby, it is desirable to assess it more precisely. Thus, we developed and evaluated the psychometric...

Cognitive failures after general anaesthesia for day-case surgery.

Y Tzabar, A J Asbury and K Millar.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

Patients are normally thought to have recovered from general anaesthesia within a few hours after day-case surgery. Previous recovery studies using objective psychometric tests showed a...

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Characteristics of pain in hospitalized medical patients, surgical patients, and outpatients attending a pain management centre

M. P. Rockett, G. Simpson, R. Crossley and S. Blowey.

Edited by J. P. Thompson.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

June 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3526 words.

Background

The characteristics and psychological impact of pain suffered by medical inpatients has been relatively under-investigated. The aim of this study...

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Measurement of quality of recovery using the QoR-40: a quantitative systematic review

B. F. Gornall, P. S. Myles, C. L. Smith, J. A. Burke, K. Leslie, M. J. Pereira, J. E. Bost, K. B. Kluivers, U. G. Nilsson, Y. Tanaka and A. Forbes.

Edited by R. P. Mahajan.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

August 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3603 words.

Background

Several rating scales have been developed to measure quality of recovery after surgery and anaesthesia, but the most extensively used is the...

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Development and validation of a postoperative nausea and vomiting intensity scale

R. Wengritzky, T. Mettho, P. S. Myles, J. Burke and A. Kakos.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5276 words.

Background

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is common and of concern to patients and clinicians. The effect of PONV can range from trivial and...

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Paediatric Perianesthesia Questionnaire: development and data from eight hospitals across Germany

J.-H. Schiff, N. Russ, K. Ihringer, C. Heal, E. Martin and A. Walther.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4203 words.

Background

Opinions about satisfaction with care are rarely obtained from children and few studies of this type exist in the area of paediatric anaesthesia....

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Measuring quality of recovery-15 after day case surgery

M. Chazapis, E. M. K. Walker, M. A. Rooms, D. Kamming and S. R. Moonesinghe.

Edited by J. P. Thompson.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5097 words.

Background. ‘Quality of recovery’ scores are patient-reported outcome measures evaluating recovery after surgery and anaesthesia. However, they are not widely used in the...

Correlating fibreoptic nasotracheal endoscopy performance and psychomotor aptitude.

A K Dashfield and J E Smith.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

We have investigated the correlation between the scores attained on computerized psychometric tests, measuring psychomotor and information processing aptitudes, and learning fibreoptic...

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Central nervous system complications of cardiac surgery.

J E Arrowsmith, H P Grocott, J G Reves and M F Newman.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

The neurological complications of cardiac surgery are associated with significantly increased mortality, morbidity and resource utilization. The use of new surgical techniques, introduction...

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Pre‐existing cognitive impairment as a factor influencing outcome after cardiac surgery

K. Millar, A. J. Asbury and G. D. Murray.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3361 words.

Conventional methodology to investigate cognitive impairment after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery leaves unclear the potential for pre‐existing cognitive deficits to influence...

Anaesthetists’ Non‐Technical Skills (ANTS): evaluation of a behavioural marker system

G. Fletcher, R. Flin, P. McGeorge, R. Glavin, N. Maran and R. Patey.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5155 words.

Background. Non‐technical skills are critical for good anaesthetic practice but are not addressed explicitly in normal training. Realization of the need to train and assess...

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Patient well‐being after general anaesthesia: a prospective, randomized, controlled multi‐centre trial comparing intravenous and inhalation anaesthesia

C. K. Hofer, A. Zollinger, S. Büchi, R. Klaghofer, D. Serafino, S. Bühlmann, C. Buddeberg, T. Pasch and D. R. Spahn.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4209 words.

Background. The aim of this study was to assess postoperative patient well‐being after total i.v. anaesthesia compared with inhalation anaesthesia by means of validated...

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Mini-clinical evaluation exercise in anaesthesia training

J. M. Weller, B. Jolly, M. P. Misur, A. F. Merry, A. Jones, J. G. M Crossley, K. Pedersen and K. Smith.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

May 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4182 words.

Background

The Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is a workplace-based assessment tool of potential value in anaesthesia to assess and improve...

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Validation of a measurement tool for self-assessment of teamwork in intensive care

J. Weller, B. Shulruf, J. Torrie, R. Frengley, M. Boyd, A. Paul, B. Yee and P. Dzendrowskyj.

Edited by P. S. Myles.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

September 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3856 words.

Background

Teamwork is an important contributor to patient safety and a validated teamwork measurement tool could help healthcare teams identify areas for...

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Measuring the quality of anaesthesia from a patient's perspective: development, validation, and implementation of a short questionnaire

G. Hocking, W. M. Weightman, C. Smith, N. M. Gibbs and K. Sherrard.

Edited by A. R. Absalom.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 6348 words.

Background

The primary aim of this study was to develop and validate a short psychometric instrument to assess the patient's perception of the quality of...

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Effect of timing on the response to postal questionnaires concerning satisfaction with anaesthesia care

D. Saal, M. Nuebling, Y. Husemann and T. Heidegger.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2005; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3053 words.

Background. There is little information on the effect of time on the assessment by the patient of quality of anaesthesia care. This study compared the patient's assessment of...

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Analgesia nociception index for the assessment of pain in critically ill patients: a diagnostic accuracy study

G. Chanques, T. Tarri, A. Ride, A. Prades, A. De Jong, J. Carr, N. Molinari and S. Jaber.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 5548 words.

Abstract

Background

Behavioural pain tools are used in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients unable to self-report...

Assessment of Postoperative Cognitive Decline

Suzan Uysal and David L. Reich.

in Neuroprotection in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; General Anaesthesia; Neurology. 8547 words.

Neurocognitive outcome studies are a potentially rich source of information for evidence-based approaches to neuroprotection. This chapter provides a critical examination of assessment...

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