SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 1. Psychometric Testing of the Self-care of Hypertension Inventory

In this section, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community.

Psychometric Testing of the Self-care of Hypertension Inventory

By: Dickson VV, Lee C, Yehle KS, Abel WM, Riegel B.

J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2017 Sep/Oct;32(5):431-438.

Summary: The purpose of this study was to test the psychometric properties of the Self-care of Hypertension Inventory (SC-HI). Using the Self-care of Chronic Illness theory, they developed a 24-item measure of maintenance, monitoring, and management of patients with chronic HTN, tested it for content validity, then tested it in a convenience sample of 193 adults.

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