Integration of patient and provider assessments of mobility and self-care resulted in unidimensional item-response theory scales.

@article{Farin2009IntegrationOP,
  title={Integration of patient and provider assessments of mobility and self-care resulted in unidimensional item-response theory scales.},
  author={Erik Farin},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 10},
  pages={1075-84}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to develop a questionnaire that could integrate patient and provider items on mobility and self-care into unidimensional scales. The instrument should be suitable for various measurement models (patient and provider data [PAT-PRO], only patient data [PAT], only provider data [PRO]). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING The existing instruments, MOSES-Patient and MOSES-Provider, were integrated into the MOSES-Combi and completed by a total of 1,019 neurology… CONTINUE READING