Wendy Coster

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint School participation, supports and barriers of students with and without disabilities
    W Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 39:535-43. 2013
  2. pmc Making the best match: selecting outcome measures for clinical trials and outcome studies
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:162-70. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Refining the conceptual basis for rehabilitation outcome measurement: personal care and instrumental activities domain
    Wendy J Coster
    Research and Training Center on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 42:I62-72. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of basic and instrumental activities of daily living performance in persons receiving rehabilitation services
    Wendy Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:928-35. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring participation of children with disabilities: issues and challenges
    Wendy Coster
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:639-48. 2008
  6. pmc Assessing self-care and social function using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University Sargent College, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:622-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint 2008 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. Embracing ambiguity: facing the challenge of measurement
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 62:743-52. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth
    Wendy Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1030-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-reported outcomes after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation settings
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Rehabil Med 38:237-42. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Development of the participation and environment measure for children and youth: conceptual basis
    Wendy Coster
    Boston University, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:238-46. 2012

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint School participation, supports and barriers of students with and without disabilities
    W Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 39:535-43. 2013
    ..We compared school participation patterns of students ages 5-17 with and without disabilities and examined whether features of the school environment were perceived to help or hinder their participation...
  2. pmc Making the best match: selecting outcome measures for clinical trials and outcome studies
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:162-70. 2013
    ..Guidelines are proposed to help clinical researchers and consumers of clinical research literature evaluate the match between the study purpose, population, and instrument...
  3. ncbi request reprint Refining the conceptual basis for rehabilitation outcome measurement: personal care and instrumental activities domain
    Wendy J Coster
    Research and Training Center on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 42:I62-72. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of basic and instrumental activities of daily living performance in persons receiving rehabilitation services
    Wendy Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:928-35. 2007
    ..To examine the relations among cognitive and emotional function and other patient impairment and demographic variables and the performance of daily activities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring participation of children with disabilities: issues and challenges
    Wendy Coster
    Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:639-48. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine conceptual issues that challenge development of valid and useful measures of children's participation...
  6. pmc Assessing self-care and social function using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University Sargent College, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:622-9. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint 2008 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. Embracing ambiguity: facing the challenge of measurement
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 62:743-52. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth
    Wendy Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1030-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties (reliability and validity) of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-reported outcomes after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation settings
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Rehabil Med 38:237-42. 2006
    ..To examine the sensitivity of the Short Form Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC) in comparison to the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) across a 12-month period after discharge from rehabilitation hospital...
  10. doi request reprint Development of the participation and environment measure for children and youth: conceptual basis
    Wendy Coster
    Boston University, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:238-46. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the conceptual foundation of a new parent-report measure of the participation and environment of children and youth: the Participation and Environment Measure - Children and Youth version (PEM-CY)...
  11. 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)...
  12. doi request reprint Community participation, supports, and barriers of school-age children with and without disabilities
    Gary Bedell
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:315-23. 2013
    ..To examine patterns of community participation and environmental factors that affect community participation for school-age children with and without disabilities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of environmental factors with levels of home and community participation in an adult rehabilitation cohort
    Julie J Keysor
    Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1566-75. 2006
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Beyond function: predicting participation in a rehabilitation cohort
    Alan M Jette
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2087-94. 2005
    ..To monitor participation in a rehabilitation cohort and to identify determinants of change during a 12-month period posthospitalization following the onset of one of several major disabling conditions...
  16. doi request reprint An ICF-CY-based content analysis of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-II
    Kara Gleason
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 37:285-93. 2012
    ..A content analysis of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-II (VABS-II) was conducted to examine congruence with the functioning and disability component of this framework...
  17. ncbi request reprint Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: I. Activity outcomes
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1033-42. 2006
    ....
  18. pmc Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: II. Participation outcomes
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2639, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:275-83. 2008
    ..To measure participation outcomes with a computerized adaptive test (CAT) and compare CAT and traditional fixed-length surveys in terms of score agreement, respondent burden, discriminant validity, and responsiveness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Score comparability of short forms and computerized adaptive testing: Simulation study with the activity measure for post-acute care
    Stephen M Haley
    Research and Training Center on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:661-6. 2004
    ..To compare simulated short-form and computerized adaptive testing (CAT) scores to scores obtained from complete item sets for each of the 3 domains of the Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Activity outcome measurement for postacute care
    Stephen M Haley
    Research and Training Center on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 42:I49-61. 2004
    ..It is critical to determine a common underlying structure before employing current methods of item equating across outcome instruments for future item banking and computer-adaptive testing applications...
  21. ncbi request reprint Participation readiness at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation in children and adolescents with acquired brain injuries
    Gary M Bedell
    Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:107-16. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Developing a responsive measure of change for paediatric brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
    Gary M Bedell
    Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Brain Inj 16:659-71. 2002
    ..Selected statistical approaches used to examine responsiveness of two functional activity scales (daily and social behavioural activity) of a prototype measure are presented to illustrate these issues...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing mobility in children using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:932-9. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Late life function and disability instrument: I. Development and evaluation of the disability component
    Alan M Jette
    Roybal Center for Enhancement of Late Life Function, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M209-16. 2002
    ..More conceptually sound and responsive measures of disability are needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Short-form activity measure for post-acute care
    Stephen M Haley
    Research and Training Center on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:649-60. 2004
    ..To develop a comprehensive set of short forms using item response theory (IRT) and item pooling procedures for the purpose of monitoring postacute care functional recovery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Late Life Function and Disability Instrument: II. Development and evaluation of the function component
    Stephen M Haley
    Roybal Center for Enhancement of Late Life Function, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M217-22. 2002
    ..Current measures have been criticized, however, for conceptual confusion, lack of sensitivity to change, poor reproducibility, and inability to capture a wide range of upper and lower extremity functioning...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development of an applied cognition scale to measure rehabilitation outcomes
    Wendy J Coster
    Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:2030-5. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Strategies to address participant misrepresentation for eligibility in Web-based research
    Jessica Kramer
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:120-9. 2014
    ..The discussion includes a series of considerations to guide researchers in the selection of strategies that may be most appropriate given the aims, resources and target population of their studies...
  29. doi request reprint Measuring participation of school-aged children with traumatic brain injuries: considerations and approaches
    Gary Bedell
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, 26 Winthrop St, Room 211, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:220-9. 2008
    ..measured, how should it be measured, what is the level of focus (individual, program, or population), and how does or could the selected approach address stakeholders' "information goals," that is, what stakeholders want and need to know?..
  30. pmc An exploratory analysis of functional staging using an item response theory approach
    Wei Tao
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2639, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1046-53. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Qualities of caregiver-child interaction during daily activities of children born very low birth weight with and without white matter disorder
    Mary Beth Kadlec
    Studies To Advance Autism Research and Treatment Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 59:57-66. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine qualities of caregiver-child interactions during daily activities of healthy children born full-term and of children born prematurely and very low birth weight with and without white matter disorder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy activities and intervention techniques for clients with stroke in six rehabilitation hospitals
    Nancy K Latham
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, 53 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 60:369-78. 2006
    ..To prospectively monitor occupational therapy activities and intervention techniques used during inpatient stroke rehabilitation in order to provide a description of current clinical practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint International conference on evidence-based practice: A collaborative effort of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    Wendy Coster
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 59:356-8. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Agreement in functional assessment: graphic approaches to displaying respondent effects
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:747-55. 2006
    ..We compare proxy vs. patient report in both hospital and community settings as represented by intraclass correlation coefficients and two graphic approaches...
  35. pmc Expressive behavior in Parkinson's disease as a function of interview context
    Kayoko Takahashi
    Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Sargent College, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:484-95. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether qualities of the interview context are associated with client motivational behavior in Parkinson's disease...
  36. doi request reprint Play and cognition among young children reared in an institution
    Lisa A Daunhauer
    Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Applied Human Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1573, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:83-97. 2010
    ..Additionally, practitioners assessing children from institutions who cannot engage in standardized testing may consider observing play behaviors to make an initial estimate of developmental status...
  37. ncbi request reprint Functional predictors of school participation by children with disabilities
    Marisa C Mancini
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Occup Ther Int 11:12-25. 2004
    ..Findings from this study may inform therapists about the most relevant areas of function that support social and physical participation of children with disabilities who are included in regular schools...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the scorable self-care evaluation
    Melinda H Tarbell
    Acute Care Rehabilitation Department, Concord Hospital, Concord, New Hampshire 03301, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 58:324-32. 2004
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Analyzing change in recovery patterns in the year after acute hospitalization
    Janet A Prvu Bettger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1267-75. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Measuring physical function in patients with complex medical and postsurgical conditions: a computer adaptive approach
    Hilary Siebens
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:741-8. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Neuroimpairments, activity performance, and participation in children with cerebral palsy mainstreamed in elementary schools
    Rony Schenker
    The Association for the Advancement of Conductive Education in Israel, 11 Beir Hadfus, POB 34336, Jerusalem 91341, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:808-14. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that within the mainstreamed environment, participation and activity performance increase as motor disability and/or additional neuroimpairments (speech and language impairments and learning disability) decrease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of caregiver-child interactions on play occupations among young children institutionalized in Eastern Europe
    Lisa A Daunhauer
    Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Applied Human Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1573, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:429-40. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The relation between length of institutionalization and sensory integration in children adopted from Eastern Europe
    Susan H Lin
    Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 59:139-47. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between length of institutionalization and sensory integration in children adopted from Eastern Europe...