Psychometric evaluation and calibration of health-related quality of life item banks: plans for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS).

@article{Reeve2007PsychometricEA,
  title={Psychometric evaluation and calibration of health-related quality of life item banks: plans for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS).},
  author={Bryce B Reeve and R. Duane Hays and Jakob Bue Bjorner and Karon Cook and Paul K Crane and Jeanne A. Teresi and David M Thissen and Dennis A. Revicki and David J Weiss and Ronald K. Hambleton and Honghu Liu and Richard Gershon and Steven P. Reise and Jin-shei Lai and David Cella},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 5 Suppl 1},
  pages={S22-31}
}
BACKGROUND 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. OBJECTIVES Item banks will be used as the foundation for developing short-form instruments and enabling computerized adaptive testing. The PROMIS Steering Committee selected 5 HRQOL domains for initial focus: physical functioning, fatigue, pain… CONTINUE READING
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