Language barriers in Hispanic patients: relation to upper-extremity disability
Abstract Background Although upper-extremity disability has been shown to correlate highly with various psychosocial aspects of illness (e.g., self-efficacy, depression, kinesiophobia, and pain catastrophizing), the role of language in musculoskeletal...Full Article
Testing the PROMIS® Depression measures for monitoring depression in a clinical sample outside the US
The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) was devised to facilitate assessment of patient self-reported health status, taking advantage of Item Response Theory. We aimed to assess measurement properties...Full Article
Effects of language, insurance and race/ethnicity on measurement properties of the PROMIS Physical Function Short Form 10a in rheumatoid arthritis.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: Most studies that have evaluated patient-reported outcomes, such as those utilizing the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function Short Form 10a (PF10a) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA),...Full Article
Calibration of the Spanish PROMIS Smoking Item Banks.
Abstract Introduction: The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Smoking Initiative has developed item banks for assessing six smoking behaviors and biopsychosocial correlates of smoking among adult cigarette smokers. The...Full Article
Health perceptions and symptom burden in primary care: measuring health using audio computer-assisted self-interviews.
Abstract Purpose To assess the relationships among somatic symptoms and health perception measures in data collected from the implementation of audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) technology in a primary care clinic...Full Article
When do patient‐reported outcome measures inform readmission risk?
Abstract OBJECTIVE To characterize changes in patient‐reported outcome measures from hospital discharge to assess when they best inform risk of utilization as defined by readmissions or emergency department use. PARTICIPANTS...Full Article