Helene M Dumas

Summary

Affiliation: Franciscan Hospital for Children
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Physical performance testing in mucopolysaccharidosis I: a pilot study
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Bostan MA 02135, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 7:125-31. 2004
  2. ncbi Strategies to promote activity and participation in children and youths with acquired brain injuries
    Helene M Dumas
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 26:303-8. 2003
  3. ncbi Lower extremity spasticity as an early marker of ambulatory recovery following traumatic brain injury
    Helene M Dumas
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, 30 Warren Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:114-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Recovery of ambulation during inpatient rehabilitation: physical therapist prognosis for children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, 30 Warren St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Phys Ther 84:232-42. 2004
  5. ncbi Outcomes of post-acute hospital episodes for young children requiring airway support
    Stephen M Haley
    Research Centre, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 10:241-7. 2007
  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. ncbi A physical performance measure for individuals with mucopolysaccharidosis type I
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 2101, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:576-81. 2006
  8. 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
  9. pmc Measuring global physical health in children with cerebral palsy: illustration of a multidimensional bi-factor model and computerized adaptive testing
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, 580 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02218, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:359-70. 2009
  10. doi 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

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Publications46

  1. ncbi Physical performance testing in mucopolysaccharidosis I: a pilot study
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Bostan MA 02135, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 7:125-31. 2004
    ..To develop and field-test a physical performance measure (MPS-PPM) for individuals with Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a rare genetic disorder...
  2. ncbi Strategies to promote activity and participation in children and youths with acquired brain injuries
    Helene M Dumas
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 26:303-8. 2003
    ..Findings may provide insights to professionals and families to promote activity performance and participation in children and youth with acquired brain injuries across the continuum of care...
  3. ncbi Lower extremity spasticity as an early marker of ambulatory recovery following traumatic brain injury
    Helene M Dumas
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, 30 Warren Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:114-8. 2003
    ..24 m) was evaluated at discharge. Sensitivity, specificity and positive and negative predictive values for spasticity were calculated...
  4. ncbi Recovery of ambulation during inpatient rehabilitation: physical therapist prognosis for children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, 30 Warren St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Phys Ther 84:232-42. 2004
    ..24 m on a flat, level surface following inpatient rehabilitation...
  5. ncbi Outcomes of post-acute hospital episodes for young children requiring airway support
    Stephen M Haley
    Research Centre, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 10:241-7. 2007
    ..These outcomes data provide a multi-site baseline for understanding expected changes in airway support and home discharge rates of young children who are admitted to a post-acute inpatient program...
  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. ncbi A physical performance measure for individuals with mucopolysaccharidosis type I
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 2101, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:576-81. 2006
    ..Implications for using the MPS-PPM for monitoring physical performance changes during clinical interventions are discussed...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Measuring global physical health in children with cerebral palsy: illustration of a multidimensional bi-factor model and computerized adaptive testing
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, 580 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02218, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:359-70. 2009
    ....
  10. doi 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)...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. doi 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
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  13. ncbi Ventilator weaning outcomes in chronic respiratory failure in children
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:171-4. 2007
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  14. pmc Accuracy and precision of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory computer-adaptive tests (PEDI-CAT)
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1100-6. 2011
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  15. doi Functional recovery in children and adolescents with spinal cord injury
    Ankita Choksi
    Department of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:214-21. 2010
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  16. pmc Evaluation of an item bank for a computerized adaptive test of activity in children with cerebral palsy
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Medical Campus, 580 Harrison Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Phys Ther 89:589-600. 2009
    ..Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) has the potential to efficiently administer items for children across wide age spans and functional levels...
  17. ncbi Oxygen and ventilator weaning during inpatient pediatric pulmonary rehabilitation
    Virginia S Kharasch
    Pediatric Pulmonology Department, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 35:280-7. 2003
    ..3%). Although the program achieved a relatively low rate of successful ventilator weaning, children with a diagnostic condition of prematurity were more likely to be successfully weaned during inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation...
  18. doi 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
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  19. ncbi Weaning children from mechanical ventilation in a post-acute care setting
    Jane E O'Brien
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:365-72. 2006
    ..Future clinical studies are needed to validate the suggested approach to ventilator weaning and to determine whether or not the weaning algorithm results in beneficial patient outcomes...
  20. ncbi Early recovery of walking in children and youths after traumatic brain injury
    Stephen M Haley
    Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:671-5. 2003
    ..These variables might help to determine the prognosis for ambulation, resource needs, and discharge plans for children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury after episodes of inpatient rehabilitation...
  21. ncbi Pediatric post-acute care hospital transitions: an evaluation of current practice
    Jane E O'Brien
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts
    Hosp Pediatr 4:217-21. 2014
    ..Our objective was to report the current practices used during the admission to and discharge from 7 pediatric post-acute care hospitals in the United States...
  22. doi Development and evaluation of a minimum data set for children with airway support for transfers between acute and post-acute care
    Jane E O'Brien
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:158-63. 2009
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  23. pmc Lessons from use of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory: where do we go from here?
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:69-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the innovations, applications, and effect of the original Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) published in 1992 and to describe planned revisions...
  24. ncbi Evaluation of an adaptive ice skating programme for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:215-23. 2009
    ..To describe an adaptive ice skating programme designed by paediatric therapists...
  25. ncbi Classifying mobility recovery in children and youth with brain injury during hospital-based rehabilitation
    Maria A Fragala
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Brain Inj 16:149-60. 2002
    ..This article describes mobility recovery for children and youth with traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury during hospital-based rehabilitation...
  26. doi 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...
  27. ncbi Congenital neurodevelopmental diagnoses and an intensive care unit: defining a population
    Robert J Graham
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:321-8. 2004
    ..To identify and describe the population of children with congenital or perinatally acquired neurodevelopmental diagnoses in a pediatric intensive care unit and to assess the nature and extent of their utilization of critical care resources...
  28. ncbi Re-admissions to inpatient paediatric pulmonary rehabilitation
    Douglas G Cushman
    Kindred Hospital Boston, 1515 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:133-9. 2002
    ..To describe re-admission rates, identify reasons for re-admission and examine characteristics of children requiring re-admission to inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation...
  29. doi Hospital length of stay, discharge disposition, and reimbursement by clinical program group in pediatric post-acute rehabilitation
    Jane E O'Brien
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 6:29-34. 2013
    ..To describe hospital length of stay (LOS), discharge disposition, and reimbursement by clinical group for children admitted to pediatric post-acute rehabilitation...
  30. doi 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...
  31. ncbi Functional recovery in pediatric traumatic brain injury during inpatient rehabilitation
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135 3680, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:661-9. 2002
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  32. ncbi Head circumference and chronic positive pressure ventilation in children: a pilot study
    Virginia S Kharasch
    Pediatric Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:986-90. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between HC, peak levels of positive inspiratory pressure (PIP), and length of time on CPPV...
  33. doi An aquatic physical therapy program at a pediatric rehabilitation hospital: a case series
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 21:68-78. 2009
    ..The purpose of this case series is to describe the implementation of an aquatic physical therapy (PT) program at a pediatric hospital and to document improvements in participants' abilities after PT intervention...
  34. ncbi Bronchoscopy findings in children and young adults with tracheostomy due to congenital anomalies and neurological impairment
    Virginia S Kharasch
    Department of Pulmonology, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA Division of Respiratory Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 1:137-43. 2008
    ..These findings may be useful for rehabilitation clinicians in determining care needs for children with long-term tracheostomy...
  35. doi 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)...
  36. ncbi 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
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  37. doi 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
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  38. ncbi Outcome rating scales for pediatric head injury
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1605, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 19:205-19. 2004
    ..Major considerations for clinical use are feasibility, type of outcome information needed, content breadth across multiple ages and levels of recovery, and utility in determining the short-term impact of PICU care on long-term outcome...
  39. ncbi Parental perceptions of oral health-related quality of life for children with special needs: impact of oral rehabilitation under general anesthesia
    Cristina Baens-Ferrer
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Mass, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:137-42. 2005
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  40. ncbi Motor skill and mobility recovery outcomes of children and youth with traumatic brain injury
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, 30 Warren Street, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 22:73-99. 2002
    ..Further research is needed to describe clinical, satisfaction and resource utilization outcomes, determine outcome predictors, and provide evidence for therapeutic intervention effectiveness...
  41. ncbi Clinical findings and resource use of infants and toddlers dependent on oxygen and ventilators
    Jane E O'Brien
    The Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Children s Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:155-62. 2002
    ..Further study is recommended using clinical data in program planning, in program improvements, and for setting outcome expectations for infants and toddlers dependent on pulmonary technology...
  42. ncbi Tracheostomy speaking valves for children: tolerance and clinical benefits
    Ellen M Hull
    Speech Language Hearing Department, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA EMH, RAC, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 8:214-9. 2005
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  43. ncbi Measuring functional change in children with acquired brain injury (ABI): comparison of generic and ABI-specific scales using the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)
    Dhari H Kothari
    VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Phys Ther 83:776-85. 2003
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  44. ncbi Social participation of children and youth with acquired brain injuries discharged from inpatient rehabilitation: a follow-up study
    Gary M Bedell
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Brain Inj 18:65-82. 2004
    ..To determine the nature and extent of participation in home, school and community life in children and youth with acquired brain injuries (ABI) and identify factors associated with their participation...
  45. ncbi Establishing minimal clinically important differences for scores on the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory for inpatient rehabilitation
    Lakshmi V Iyer
    Warbasse Nursery School, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Phys Ther 83:888-98. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the smallest change in PEDI scores during inpatient rehabilitation that was considered to be a minimal clinically important difference (MCID) by physical therapists and other clinicians...
  46. ncbi Exploring parents' use of strategies to promote social participation of school-age children with acquired brain injuries
    Gary M Bedell
    Tufts University, Department of Occupational Therapy, 26 Winthrop Street, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 59:273-84. 2005
    ..To understand parents' perspectives about the strategies they use to promote social participation of their school-age children with acquired brain injuries (ABI) in home, school, and community life...