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Developing a user-generated measure of continuity of care: brief report.

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OBJECTIVE: This paper describes a measure of continuity of care, establishes its reliability and tests it in a field trial sample for evidence of its validity. In contrast to others, this measure has been generated from the perspectives of service users. As continuity of care is a concern particularly for those with severe mental illness, we have confined our work to this population group. METHOD: Service users in focus groups and expert panels generated the measure. The researchers were the...

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Sweeney, A More by this author
Clement, S More by this author
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Journal:
Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
Volume:
119
Issue:
4
Pages:
320-324
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1600-0447
ISSN:
0001-690X
URN:
uuid:239f44c4-ebdf-4c02-9984-a5c0c6ad58cc
Source identifiers:
176762
Local pid:
pubs:176762

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