Other Instruments Measuring Individuality and Related Concepts

  • Janika KoskenvuoriEmail author
  • Minna Stolt
  • Riitta Suhonen


This chapter aims to describe the variety of instruments developed for the measurement of individuality and person-centredness in healthcare from patients’ and healthcare professionals’ perspective. As the topics of individualised care and person-centredness have long been of interest and researchers have defined these concepts in different ways, instruments have also been developed for the measurement of these abstract concepts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janika Koskenvuori
    • 1
    Email author
  • Minna Stolt
    • 1
  • Riitta Suhonen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Nursing ScienceUniversity of TurkuTurkuFinland
  2. 2.Turku University HospitalCity of Turku, Welfare DivisionTurkuFinland

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