Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Improved responsiveness and reduced sample size requirements of PROMIS physical function scales with item response theoryJames F Fries
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 04304, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 13:R147. 2011..We compared the ability to detect change in physical function using original (Legacy) instruments with Item-Improved and PROMIS IRT-based instruments...
- Short and precise patient self-assessment of heart failure symptoms using a computerized adaptive testMatthias Rose
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA
Circ Heart Fail 5:331-9. 2012..New techniques used for computer adaptive tests (CATs) may be able to address these problems. The purpose of this study was to build a CAT for patients with HF...
- Computerized adaptive testing--ready for ambulatory monitoring?Matthias Rose
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA, USA
Psychosom Med 74:338-48. 2012..However, an empirical demonstration of their practical benefits is warranted...
- Development of an item bank and computer adaptive test for role functioningMilena D Anatchkova
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Massachusetts, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
Qual Life Res 21:1625-37. 2012..Role functioning (RF) is a key component of health and well-being and an important outcome in health research. The aim of this study was to develop an item bank to measure impact of health on role functioning...
- Using a Computer Adaptive Test to Identify Depressive Disorders in Primary CareMatthias Rose; Fiscal Year: 2010..It will have the potential to improve lives of thousands of patients suffering from undiagnosed mental health problems. ..