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Table 1 Examples of word/phrases changes

From: Adaptation and validation of the Cyprus version of the Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index: a methodological study

Original version Greek version vs Cyprus version
Items 6, 9, 25, 29—registered nurses A different word to describe registered was deemed necessary (Greece version πιστοποιημένοι {pistopioimeni}, Cyprus version εγγεγραμμένοι {eggegrameni}) to allow safe understanding of the concept
Item 10—nurse manager Different words to describe nurse manager was deemed necessary (Greece version διοικητής νοσηλευτικής υπηρεσίας {dioikitis nosileftikis ipiresias}, Cyprus version προϊστάμενος/η νοσηλευτικός/η λειτουργός {proistamenos nosileftikos litourgos}) to allow safe understanding of the concept
Item 20—clinically competent Different word to describe competent was deemed necessary (Greece version ικανοί {ikani}, Cyprus version επαρκείς {eparkis})
Item 22—nurse manager Different words to describe nurse manager was deemed necessary (Greece version διοικητής μονάδας {dioikitis monadas}, Cyprus version προϊστάμενος τμήματος {proistamenos tmimatos})
  1. Changes are presented in the Greek language (Greek and Cypriot version as well as how it is pronounced in English)