data collection instrument


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data collection instrument

An electronic or paper substrate, tool or instrument used to record, transcribe or collect clinical data.
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Reliability of cross-cultural adapted Turkish version of the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument (PODCI).
During this period, respondents are screened (to ensure that Web is the appropriate data collection instrument for their situation) and trained in providing data and establishing a monthly routine.
Each data collector was provided with a customised training package that included the CD-ROM, documents including literature on work sampling research, work sampling categories and activities with detailed definitions, the data collection instrument and an on-line registration code.
A data collection instrument was designed for this study as no appropriate instrument existed to survey EPAs curriculum in entry level physiotherapy programs.
In addition to developing a series of data collection instruments (templates) for each major service area, the consortium effort yielded annual data reports for fiscal years 1995, 1996, and 1997 (in publication).
Project staff then used the standards and data elements identified to create a data collection instrument or protocol to measure facility performance.
Develop, Pretest, and Refine Data Collection Instruments
The literature review identified 39 concepts and teaching objectives used in developing a new six-section data collection instrument.
The final rule also describes a potential future enhanced data collection instrument, as well as plans to publicly display quality measures and other hospice data beginning in calendar year (CY) 2017.
In fact, since the researcher herself is the main data collection instrument (Merriam, 1991, p.
These include training initiatives in neuroimaging and computational science, the development and dissemination of knockout mouse lines, the establishment of core facilities for neuroscience research, and the development of a standard data collection instrument for neuroepidemiologic research.
Factors contributing to the value and feasibility of using more than one data collection instrument also are discussed.
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