Learning Objective 1: The learner will be able to Evaluation the Psychometric properties of the Overview Instrument of Problems Evaluation System (HOPES) in it's standarized version for Mexico.
Learning Objective 2: The learning will be able to know the results acceptable levels of validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the HOPES.
Methods: One related study were conducted. In this, the Psychometrics of the Overview Instrument of Problems Evaluation System (HOPES) (Shang, Ganz, Khan & Peterson, 1992) were explored, in it’s standardized version for Mexico (Gonzalez Puente & Sanchez Sosa, 2002), in a group of 90 patients. These patients with a diagnosed level of the infection: Initial, Intermediate and Advanced.
Results: The results revealed highly acceptable levels of validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the HOPES as well as identifiable patterns of deterioration of the participants quality of life along five dimensions: physical, caregiver interaction, psychosocial, sexual and relations with significant others.
Conclusion: The instruments by HOPES version Mexican has acceptable levels of validity and reliability, its use recommended in the context of health care in countries on their way to development such as Latin Americans.
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