Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases

Vol.3 No.4(2013), Paper ID 39702, 10 pages

DOI:10.4236/ojra.2013.34030

 

Applying Item Response Theory Methods to Improve the Measurement of Fatigue in a Clinical Trial of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Secukinumab*

 

Mark Kosinski, Jakob B. Bjorner, Ari Gnanasakthy, Usha Mallya, Shephard Mpofu

 

Quality Metric Incorporated, Lincoln, Rhode Island
Quality Metric Incorporated, Lincoln, Rhode Island
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, USA;
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, USA;
Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Copyright © 2013 Mark Kosinski, Jakob B. Bjorner, Ari Gnanasakthy, Usha Mallya, Shephard Mpofu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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M. Kosinski, J. Bjorner, A. Gnanasakthy, U. Mallya and S. Mpofu, "Applying Item Response Theory Methods to Improve the Measurement of Fatigue in a Clinical Trial of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Secukinumab*," Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 192-201. doi: 10.4236/ojra.2013.34030.

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