K J Yost

Summary

Affiliation: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) Measurement System: properties, applications, and interpretation
    Kimberly Webster
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, United States
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:79. 2003
  2. ncbi Using multiple anchor- and distribution-based estimates to evaluate clinically meaningful change on the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Biologic Response Modifiers (FACT-BRM) instrument
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Value Health 8:117-27. 2005
  3. ncbi Validation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast Symptom Index (FBSI)
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:295-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Comparing SF-36 scores across three groups of women with different health profiles
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1251-61. 2005
  5. pmc Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:66. 2008
  6. ncbi Minimally important differences were estimated for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal (FACT-C) instrument using a combination of distribution- and anchor-based approaches
    K J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1241-51. 2005
  7. ncbi Application of robust statistical methods for sensitivity analysis of health-related quality of life outcomes
    Jennifer L Beaumont
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1001 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:349-56. 2006
  8. ncbi A combination of distribution- and anchor-based approaches determined minimally important differences (MIDs) for four endpoints in a breast cancer scale
    David T Eton
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:898-910. 2004
  9. ncbi Combining distribution- and anchor-based approaches to determine minimally important differences: the FACIT experience
    Kathleen J Yost
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:172-91. 2005
  10. ncbi Future trends in patient-reported outcomes assessment for patients with advanced-stage lung cancer receiving targeted therapy
    David T Eton
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, IL 60201, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 8:99-109. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) Measurement System: properties, applications, and interpretation
    Kimberly Webster
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, United States
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:79. 2003
    ..Available scoring, normative data and information on meaningful change now allow one to interpret results in the context of a growing literature base...
  2. ncbi Using multiple anchor- and distribution-based estimates to evaluate clinically meaningful change on the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Biologic Response Modifiers (FACT-BRM) instrument
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Value Health 8:117-27. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi Validation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast Symptom Index (FBSI)
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:295-8. 2005
    ..The FBSI is a brief, clinically relevant, and psychometrically sound instrument that can be used to measure symptoms in patients with breast cancer...
  4. ncbi Comparing SF-36 scores across three groups of women with different health profiles
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1251-61. 2005
    ..The widespread use of the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) facilitates the comparison of health-related quality of life (HRQL) across independent studies...
  5. pmc Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:66. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to identify predictors of HRQL in patients with colorectal cancer and interpret the clinical importance of the results...
  6. ncbi Minimally important differences were estimated for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal (FACT-C) instrument using a combination of distribution- and anchor-based approaches
    K J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1241-51. 2005
    ..To estimate minimally important differences (MIDs) on the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal (FACT-C) instrument using anchor- and distribution-based methods...
  7. ncbi Application of robust statistical methods for sensitivity analysis of health-related quality of life outcomes
    Jennifer L Beaumont
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1001 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:349-56. 2006
    ..However, these techniques are sensitive to the presence of skewed distributions and unequal group variances, which may characterize many HRQL measures...
  8. ncbi A combination of distribution- and anchor-based approaches determined minimally important differences (MIDs) for four endpoints in a breast cancer scale
    David T Eton
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:898-910. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi Combining distribution- and anchor-based approaches to determine minimally important differences: the FACIT experience
    Kathleen J Yost
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:172-91. 2005
    ..MIDs for FACIT instruments established to date are summarized, and general guidelines that can be used to estimate MIDs for other FACIT instruments are provided. Applications of MIDs in research are illustrated...
  10. ncbi Future trends in patient-reported outcomes assessment for patients with advanced-stage lung cancer receiving targeted therapy
    David T Eton
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, IL 60201, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 8:99-109. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Bilingual health literacy assessment using the Talking Touchscreen/la Pantalla Parlanchina: Development and pilot testing
    Kathleen J Yost
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:295-301. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the development and pilot testing of a new bilingual computer-based health literacy assessment tool...
  12. ncbi Patients' perceptions of quality of care for colorectal cancer by race, ethnicity, and language
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6576-86. 2005
    ..To identify opportunities for improving care, we evaluated patients' perceptions of the quality of their cancer care by race, ethnicity, and language...