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The 6-item CTS symptoms scale: a brief outcomes measure for carpal tunnel syndrome
- I. Atroshi, Per-Erik Lyrén, Christina Gummesson
- Psychology, Medicine
- Quality of Life Research
- 20 February 2009
ObjectiveTo develop a psychometrically appropriate brief symptoms measure of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).MethodsPreoperative CTS 11-item symptom severity and 8-item functional status scales from 693… Expand
The six-item CTS symptoms scale and palmar pain scale in carpal tunnel syndrome.
- I. Atroshi, Per-Erik Lyrén, E. Ornstein, C. Gummesson
- Medicine, Chemistry
- The Journal of hand surgery
- 1 May 2011
PURPOSE To evaluate measurement properties of 2 brief outcome measures for carpal tunnel syndrome: the 6-item carpal tunnel symptoms scale (CTS-6) and the 2-item palmar pain scale (measuring severity… Expand
Reporting subscores from college admission tests
- Per-Erik Lyrén
- 1 March 2009
The added value of reporting subscores on a college admission test (SweSAT) was examined in this study. Using a CTT-derived objective method for determining the value of reporting subscores, it was… Expand
Consequences of Violated Equating Assumptions Under the Equivalent Groups Design
The equal ability distribution assumption associated with the equivalent groups equating design was investigated in the context of a selection test for admission to higher education. The purpose was… Expand
The successful test taker: exploring test-taking behavior profiles through cluster analysis
To be successful in a high-stakes testing situation is desirable for any test taker. It has been found that, beside content knowledge, test-taking behavior, such as risk-taking strategies,… Expand
Methods for Examining the Psychometric Quality of Subscores: A Review and Application.
When subscores on a test are reported to the test taker, the appropriateness of reporting them depends on whether they provide useful information above what is provided by the total score. Subscore… Expand
Prediction of Academic Performance by Means of the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test
- Per-Erik Lyrén
- 26 November 2008
This article reviews ten predictive validity studies of the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test (SweSAT). A primary result is that the predictive validity of the SweSAT seems to be highly dependent… Expand
Using item response theory improved responsiveness of patient-reported outcomes measures in carpal tunnel syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To compare responsiveness based on item response theory (IRT) with that based on conventional scoring for two patient-reported outcomes measures in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS); the short… Expand
Group differences in test-taking behaviour: an example from a high-stakes testing program
Abstract This study investigated whether different groups of test-takers vary in their reported test-taking behaviour in a high-stakes test situation. A between-group design (N = 1129) was used to… Expand