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Research Instruments: Explanations, Definitions, Scope

Useful sources of guidance on finding & using research instruments.

Find Articles Involving Nursing Research Instruments

Use these resources to find articles, reports, dissertations and other document types involving or describing the use, development or validation of measurement instruments (e.g. questionnaires; surveys; rating scales).

If you're still unable to find the actual instrument itself, collect any available citation information, instructions/advice, or contact/affiliation information that could help you identify the copyright holder and/or a source of the material.