Patient empowerment has gained considerable importance but uncertainty remains about the best way to define and measure it. The validity of empirical findings depends on the quality of measures used. This systematic review aims to provide an overview of studies as- sessing psychometric properties of questionnaires purporting to capture patient empower- ment, evaluate the methodological quality of these studies and assess the psychometric properties of measures identified.
Barr, Paul; Scholl, Isabelle; Bravo, Paulina; Faber, Marjan J.; Elwyn, Glyn; and McAllister, Marion, "Assessment of Patient Empowerment - A Systematic Review of Measures" (2015). Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles. 2550.