Item response analysis on an examination in anesthesiology for medical students in Taiwan: A comparison of one- and two-parameter logistic models

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Yu-Feng Huang; Mei-Yung Tsou; En-Tzu Chen; Kwok-Hon Chan; Kuang-Yi Chang;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association, volume 76, issue 6, pages 344-349 (issn: 1726-4901)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcma.2013.02.008
  • Subject: differential item | item response model | anesthesiology | R5-920 | reliability | Medicine (General) | multiple choice questions | Medicine(all)
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities

Background: Student examinations are an essential component of medical education and item analyses are important to assess test quality. Among miscellaneous psychometric theories used for test analyses, item response theory is more flexible and versatile than other theo... View more
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