Associacao Brasileira de Entfermagem
Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
to perform the cross-cultural adaptation of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale - (RHDS) Adult Form for use in Brazil.
a methodological study was conducted in 2015, in Brazil’s federal capital, following the eight stages scientifically established.
analysis proved the maintenance of semantic, idiomatic, cultural, and conceptual equivalences and kept both the face and content validity of the original version. The judging committee and the pre-test participants declared they understood the RHDS items and answer scale.
the instrument is culturally adapted for Brazil and can be used as one of the stages for planning hospital discharge.
Nursing Methodology Research; Transitional Care; Continuity of Patient Care; Patient-Centered Care; Patient Discharge
Siqueira, Talita Honorato; Carvalho Vila, Vanessa da Silva; and Weiss, Marianne E., "Cross-cultural Adaptation of the Instrument Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale - Adult Form" (2018). College of Nursing Faculty Research and Publications. 615.
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