Project

Updating the existing database BeST and complement the existing database with new scales

Duration
01 December 2008 → 30 September 2009
Funding
Federal funding: various
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other basic sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other clinical sciences
    • Other health sciences
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Palliative care and end-of-life care
    • Regenerative medicine
    • Other translational sciences
    • Other medical and health sciences
Keywords
Measurement Instruments
 
Project description

The aim of this study is first to update the existing database BeST and also to supplement the existing database BeST with new dishes. The update consists of each examine issues included in the database's whether additional scales / studies were published. Then these data are included in the database. Also, it is checked whether all the web connections still exist. Adjustments will be made where necessary. The current database will be updated with new instruments, in each case the degree of validity, reliability and ease of use will be discussed. Initially, attention will be given to observation scales for existing themes. Secondly, attention will be given to scaling with auto reporting and observation scales for the following themes: Food and malnutrition, Continence and incontinence, catheter care, Self Care, Wound Care, Quality of Life. These themes were made by the steering committee of the first BeST project.