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Primary prevention research on urinary incontinence in older adults is in its nascent phase. Most clinical research has focused on secondary or tertiary prevention, that is, testing interventions to cure, improve, or manage incontinence. When urinary incontinence is recognized as a public health...
It is possible to have a reliable and valid measure of a clinical phenomenon but to score the measure in a way that inaccurately represents the clinical meaning of the measured phenomenon. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the risk to research and clinical assessments caused by a...
The notion of fatigue has remained ambiguous despite more than 100 years of study. Fatigue is recognized as subjective in nature, and it is studied and clinically managed as primarily intrapersonal in scope, with treatment approaches often based in an established, if unfounded, hierarchy of...
Animal visitation programs have been used in a wide variety of clinical settings with predominantly positive outcomes reported anecdotally. However, there is also a growing body of research investigating the effects of these interventions. Developing and conducting rigorous studies of animal...
Culturally consistent community-based health promotion interventions have been identified as integral components of strategies to decrease health disparities. The limited number of culturally competent scholars impedes the development of appropriate interventions. This article examines issues...
Randomized clinical trial (RCT) designs, in which participants are randomly assigned to treatment and control groups, are considered the gold standard of experimental design. However, if potential participants have a strong preference for a particular study group and/or when participatory effort...
Likert-type scales are frequently used in research with different ethnic groups. Differences in cultural response styles and understanding of the scale have long been noted but rarely explored in research. This article presents the authors’ experiences in using a Likert-type questionnaire to...
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