Helene Dumas

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Achieving a minimally important difference in physical function during pediatric inpatient rehabilitation
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 31:257-60. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory response during physical therapist intervention for infants and young children with chronic respiratory insufficiency
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 25:178-85; discussion 186. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of the PEDI-CAT Mobility item bank for children using walking aids and wheelchairs
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:29-35. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Concurrent validity and reliability of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory-computer adaptive test mobility domain
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 24:171-6; discussion 176. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Development of a postacute hospital item bank for the new Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory-Computer Adaptive Test
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital forChildren, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:332-8. 2010
  6. pmc Computer adaptive test performance in children with and without disabilities: prospective field study of the PEDI-CAT
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:393-401. 2012
  7. pmc Item bank development for a revised pediatric evaluation of disability inventory (PEDI)
    Helene Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:168-84. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Measuring physical function in children with airway support: a pilot study using computer adaptive testing
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:95-102. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Self-report measures of physical function for children with spinal cord injury: a review of current tools and an option for the future
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:113-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Using cognitive interviewing for test items to assess physical function in children with cerebral palsy
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA E mail
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:356-62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Achieving a minimally important difference in physical function during pediatric inpatient rehabilitation
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 31:257-60. 2008
    ..Identifying children who are most likely to make functional progress can help program administrators and clinicians set realistic functional goals and expectations for an episode of inpatient care...
  2. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory response during physical therapist intervention for infants and young children with chronic respiratory insufficiency
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 25:178-85; discussion 186. 2013
    ..To document physical therapist intervention activities and cardiorespiratory response for young children with chronic respiratory insufficiency...
  3. doi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of the PEDI-CAT Mobility item bank for children using walking aids and wheelchairs
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:29-35. 2012
    ..To examine the discriminant validity and scoring patterns of the PEDI-CAT Mobility item bank for children who use a walking aid or wheelchair...
  4. doi request reprint Concurrent validity and reliability of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory-computer adaptive test mobility domain
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 24:171-6; discussion 176. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Development of a postacute hospital item bank for the new Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory-Computer Adaptive Test
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital forChildren, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:332-8. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Computer adaptive test performance in children with and without disabilities: prospective field study of the PEDI-CAT
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:393-401. 2012
    ..To examine the discriminant validity, test-retest reliability, administration time and acceptability of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory computer adaptive test (PEDI-CAT)...
  7. pmc Item bank development for a revised pediatric evaluation of disability inventory (PEDI)
    Helene Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:168-84. 2010
    ..Content validity was established incorporating input from clinicians and parents. The new item bank covers a broad range of functional activities for children of all ages and abilities...
  8. doi request reprint Measuring physical function in children with airway support: a pilot study using computer adaptive testing
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:95-102. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Self-report measures of physical function for children with spinal cord injury: a review of current tools and an option for the future
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:113-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide paediatric rehabilitation providers with a review of self-report physical function outcome measures that have been used for children with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  10. doi request reprint Using cognitive interviewing for test items to assess physical function in children with cerebral palsy
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA E mail
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:356-62. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the content, format, and comprehension of test items and responses developed for use in a computer adaptive test (CAT) of physical function for children with cerebral palsy (CP)...