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Survivors of an Acute Coronary Syndrome With Lower Patient Activation Are More Likely to Experience Declines in Health-Related Quality of Life.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2018 Mar/Apr;33(2):168-178

Nathaniel A. Erskine, BA Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Barbara Gandek, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester; and John Ware Research Group, Watertown, Massachusetts. Molly E. Waring, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Rebecca L. Kinney, MPH Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Darleen M. Lessard, MS Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Randolph S. Devereaux, PhD, MSPH College of Medicine, Mercer University, and Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia. Stavroula A. Chrysanthopoulou, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Catarina I. Kiefe, MD, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Robert J. Goldberg, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0000000000000429DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5711645PMC
July 2019

Improving CKD-Specific Patient-Reported Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 Apr 21;30(4):664-677. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

John Ware Research Group, Outcomes Measurement Department, Watertown, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2018080814DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442339PMC
April 2019

Barriers to Healthcare Access and to Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life After an Acute Coronary Syndrome (From TRACE-CORE).

Am J Cardiol 2018 10 11;122(7):1121-1127. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.06.043DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6330880PMC
October 2018

Validity and Responsiveness of the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score: A Comparative Study Among Total Knee Replacement Patients.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017 06 8;69(6):817-825. Epub 2017 May 8.

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, and John Ware Research Group, Watertown, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5449223PMC
June 2017

Varying the item format improved the range of measurement in patient-reported outcome measures assessing physical function.

Arthritis Res Ther 2017 03 21;19(1):66. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Center for Internal Medicine and Dermatology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-017-1273-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359818PMC
March 2017

Standardizing disease-specific quality of life measures across multiple chronic conditions: development and initial evaluation of the QOL Disease Impact Scale (QDIS®).

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2016 Jun 2;14:84. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12955-016-0483-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890258PMC
June 2016

The Validity of Disease-specific Quality of Life Attributions Among Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions.

Int J Stat Med Res 2016;5(1):17-40

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4831653PMC
January 2016

Evaluation of smoking-specific and generic quality of life measures in current and former smokers in Germany and the United States.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2015 Aug 16;13:128. Epub 2015 Aug 16.

John Ware Research Group, 10 Wheeler Court, Watertown, MA, 02472, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12955-015-0316-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4537546PMC
August 2015

Measurement properties of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index: a systematic review.

Authors:
Barbara Gandek

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2015 Feb;67(2):216-29

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22415DOI Listing
February 2015

The PROMIS Physical Function item bank was calibrated to a standardized metric and shown to improve measurement efficiency.

J Clin Epidemiol 2014 May;67(5):516-26

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA; John Ware Research Group, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.10.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4465404PMC
May 2014

Method of administration of PROMIS scales did not significantly impact score level, reliability, or validity.

J Clin Epidemiol 2014 Jan;67(1):108-13

National Research Centre for the Working Environment Lersø Park Alle 105, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark; QualityMetric, Optum PatientInsight, 24 Albion Road, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA; Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK-1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.07.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4051417PMC
January 2014

Normative Data for the Singapore English and Chinese SF-36 Version 2 Health Survey.

Ann Acad Med Singapore 2014 Jan;43(1):15-23

Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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January 2014

Computerized adaptive testing--ready for ambulatory monitoring?

Psychosom Med 2012 May;74(4):338-48

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182547392DOI Listing
May 2012

Validation testing of a three-component model of Short Form-36 scores.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Mar;64(3):301-8

Institute for Health Outcomes and Process Evaluation Research, Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.04.017DOI Listing
March 2011

Better assessment of physical function: item improvement is neglected but essential.

Arthritis Res Ther 2009 16;11(6):R191. Epub 2009 Dec 16.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/ar2890DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3003539PMC
May 2010

Evaluating the SF-36 Health Survey (Version 2) in Older Vietnamese Americans.

J Aging Health 2008 Jun 1;20(4):420-36. Epub 2008 Apr 1.

Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, 111 Academy, Suite 220, Irvine, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0898264308315855DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183463PMC
June 2008

Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: II. Participation outcomes.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2008 Feb;89(2):275-83

Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118-2639, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2007.08.150DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2666330PMC
February 2008

Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the participation measure for post-acute care (PM-PAC).

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Jan;86(1):57-71

All correspondence and requests for reprints should be addressed to Barbara Gandek, MS, Health Assessment Lab, 275 Wyman Street, Suite 120, Waltham, MA 02451, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.phm.0000233200.43822.21DOI Listing
January 2007

Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: I. Activity outcomes.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2006 Aug;87(8):1033-42

Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, MA 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2006.04.020DOI Listing
August 2006

The SF-36 summary scales were valid, reliable, and equivalent in a Chinese population.

J Clin Epidemiol 2005 Aug;58(8):815-22

Family Medicine Unit, University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong SAR, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2004.12.008DOI Listing
August 2005

The Short Form Health Survey (SF-36): translation and validation study of the Iranian version.

Qual Life Res 2005 Apr;14(3):875-82

Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2005

Is the standard SF-12 health survey valid and equivalent for a Chinese population?

Qual Life Res 2005 Mar;14(2):539-47

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.

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March 2005

Psychometric evaluation of the SF-36 health survey in Medicare managed care.

Health Care Financ Rev 2004 ;25(4):5-25

Health Assessment Lab and Tufts University School of Medicine, Waltham, MA 02451, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4194895PMC
November 2004

Cultural issues in using the SF-36 Health Survey in Asia: results from Taiwan.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2003 Nov 26;1:72. Epub 2003 Nov 26.

Health Databank Management Lab, Department of Health Care Management, College of Management, Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

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http://hqlo.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1477-7525-1-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7525-1-72DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC385291PMC
November 2003