David Thissen

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study
    Debbie S Gipson
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, SPC5297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5297, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:30. 2013
  2. pmc Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity
    David T Selewski
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital Room 12 250, 1540 E Hospital Drive, SPC 4297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4297, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:29. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues for building item banks and computerized adaptive scales
    David Thissen
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:109-19. 2007
  4. pmc Using the PedsQL™ 3.0 asthma module to obtain scores comparable with those of the PROMIS pediatric asthma impact scale (PAIS)
    David Thissen
    Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1497-505. 2011
  5. pmc Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banks
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:22. 2012
  6. pmc PROMIS Pediatric Anger Scale: an item response theory analysis
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7295, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:697-706. 2012
  7. pmc Sampling plan and patient characteristics of the PROMIS pediatrics large-scale survey
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:585-94. 2010
  8. pmc Construction of the eight-item patient-reported outcomes measurement information system pediatric physical function scales: built using item response theory
    Esi Morgan Dewitt
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:794-804. 2011
  9. pmc An item response analysis of the pediatric PROMIS anxiety and depressive symptoms scales
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:595-607. 2010
  10. pmc Construction of the Pediatric Asthma Impact Scale (PAIS) for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
    Karin B Yeatts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27510, USA Karin
    J Asthma 47:295-302. 2010

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Publications16

  1. pmc Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study
    Debbie S Gipson
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, SPC5297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5297, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:30. 2013
    ..Successful measurement of patient reported outcomes will contribute to our understanding of the impact of NS on children and adolescents...
  2. pmc Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity
    David T Selewski
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital Room 12 250, 1540 E Hospital Drive, SPC 4297, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4297, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:29. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to begin the process of validation of the PROMIS pediatric measures in children and adolescents affected by obesity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues for building item banks and computerized adaptive scales
    David Thissen
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:109-19. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Using the PedsQL™ 3.0 asthma module to obtain scores comparable with those of the PROMIS pediatric asthma impact scale (PAIS)
    David Thissen
    Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1497-505. 2011
    ..One advantage of PROMIS is the ability to link other scales to the PROMIS metric...
  5. pmc Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banks
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:22. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc PROMIS Pediatric Anger Scale: an item response theory analysis
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7295, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:697-706. 2012
    ..The objective of the present study was to report on the psychometric properties of the PROMIS Pediatric Anger Scale...
  7. pmc Sampling plan and patient characteristics of the PROMIS pediatrics large-scale survey
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:585-94. 2010
    ..This paper describes a large-scale administration of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) pediatric items to evaluate measurement characteristics...
  8. pmc Construction of the eight-item patient-reported outcomes measurement information system pediatric physical function scales: built using item response theory
    Esi Morgan Dewitt
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:794-804. 2011
    ..To create self-report physical function (PF) measures for children using modern psychometric methods for item analysis as part of patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS)...
  9. pmc An item response analysis of the pediatric PROMIS anxiety and depressive symptoms scales
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:595-607. 2010
    ..The psychometric properties of the anxiety and depressive symptom item banks are described...
  10. pmc Construction of the Pediatric Asthma Impact Scale (PAIS) for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
    Karin B Yeatts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27510, USA Karin
    J Asthma 47:295-302. 2010
    ..PROMIS's main goal was to develop a set of item banks and computerized adaptive tests for the clinical research community. Asthma, as the most common chronic childhood disease, was chosen for a disease-specific pediatric item bank...
  11. ncbi request reprint Limited-information goodness-of-fit testing of item response theory models for sparse 2 tables
    Li Cai
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Br J Math Stat Psychol 59:173-94. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Item response theory detected differential item functioning between healthy and ill children in quality-of-life measures
    Michelle M Langer
    Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Davie Hall, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:268-76. 2008
    ..To demonstrate the value of item response theory (IRT) and differential item functioning (DIF) methods in examining a health-related quality-of-life measure in children and adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using effect sizes for research reporting: examples using item response theory to analyze differential item functioning
    Lynne Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 770204 5022, USA
    Psychol Methods 11:402-15. 2006
    ..Studies that use item response theory to detect differential item functioning provide illustrations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Developing tailored instruments: item banking and computerized adaptive assessment
    Jakob Bue Bjorner
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Suite 201, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:95-108. 2007
    ..Although medical research can draw upon expertise from educational testing in the development of item banks and CAT, the medical field also encounters unique opportunities and challenges...
  15. ncbi request reprint Practical issues in the application of item response theory: a demonstration using items from the pediatric quality of life inventory (PedsQL) 4.0 generic core scales
    Cheryl D Hill
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Med Care 45:S39-47. 2007
    ..This article discusses results obtained using categorical confirmatory factor analysis (CCFA) to check IRT model assumptions and the application of IRT in item analysis and scale evaluation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation and calibration of health-related quality of life item banks: plans for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
    Bryce B Reeve
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Care 45:S22-31. 2007
    ..The construction and evaluation of item banks to measure unidimensional constructs of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a fundamental objective of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) project...