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Two Methods for Calculating Symptom Cluster Scores

Citation

Salomon, Rebecca E.; Crandell, Jamie L.; Muscatell, Keely A.; Santos, Hudson P., Jr.; Anderson, Ruth A.; & Beeber, Linda S. (2020). Two Methods for Calculating Symptom Cluster Scores. Nursing Research, 69(2), 133-41. PMCID: PMC7050366

Abstract

Background: Symptom clusters are conventionally distilled into a single score using composite scoring, which is based on the mathematical assumption that all symptoms are equivalently related to outcomes of interest; this may lead to a loss of important variation in the data.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NNR.0000000000000412

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Nursing Research

Author(s)

Salomon, Rebecca E.
Crandell, Jamie L.
Muscatell, Keely A.
Santos, Hudson P., Jr.
Anderson, Ruth A.
Beeber, Linda S.

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

69

Issue Number

2

Pages

133-41

PMCID

PMC7050366

Reference ID

12935