Reconstructing the Rasch-Built Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Activity and Participation Scale

@inproceedings{Hermans2015ReconstructingTR,
  title={Reconstructing the Rasch-Built Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Activity and Participation Scale},
  author={Mieke C. E. Hermans and Janneke Hoeijmakers and Catharina G. Faber and Ingemar S. J. Merkies and Rub{\'e}n Artero},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION A previously published Rasch-built activity and participation scale specifically designed for patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) was criticized for having been constructed in a relatively small cohort of patients and containing items too broadly phrased for DM1 patients, thus hampering its clinical use. METHODS We report the results of the reconstructed Rasch-built DM1 activity and participation scale for clinical use (DM1-ActivC) through Rasch analyses using an… CONTINUE READING
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