Evidence-based practice: is patient satisfaction evidence?

M. Walsh*, A. Walsh

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Patient satisfaction is a popular way of evaluating nursing practice, but there are doubts about its reliability and validity. This article describes a study which assessed the usefulness of one tool for measuring patient satisfaction--the Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scale.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-42
Number of pages5
JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 1998
Externally publishedYes


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