Karon F Cook

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Establishing a common metric for self-reported pain: linking BPI Pain Interference and SF-36 Bodily Pain Subscale scores to the PROMIS Pain Interference metric
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 Michigan Ave, 27th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:2305-18. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Creating meaningful cut-scores for Neuro-QOL measures of fatigue, physical functioning, and sleep disturbance using standard setting with patients and providers
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:575-89. 2015
  3. pmc Multiple sclerosis and fatigue: understanding the patient's needs
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Electronic address
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 24:653-61. 2013
  4. pmc Development and validation of a new self-report measure of pain behaviors
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2867-76. 2013
  5. pmc Validity of an observation method for assessing pain behavior in individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:413-21. 2013
  6. pmc Pain assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Karon F Cook
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S49-53. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A PROMIS fatigue short form for use by individuals who have multiple sclerosis
    Karon F Cook
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1021-30. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Six patient-reported outcome measurement information system short form measures have negligible age- or diagnosis-related differential item functioning in individuals with disabilities
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1289-91. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Linking Physical and Mental Health Summary Scores from the Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey (VR-12) to the PROMIS(®) Global Health Scale
    Benjamin D Schalet
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1524-30. 2015
  10. pmc Setting standards for severity of common symptoms in oncology using the PROMIS item banks and expert judgment
    David Cella
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, 633 N St Clair, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:2651-61. 2014

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Establishing a common metric for self-reported pain: linking BPI Pain Interference and SF-36 Bodily Pain Subscale scores to the PROMIS Pain Interference metric
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 Michigan Ave, 27th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:2305-18. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Creating meaningful cut-scores for Neuro-QOL measures of fatigue, physical functioning, and sleep disturbance using standard setting with patients and providers
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:575-89. 2015
    ..To establish clinically relevant classifications of health outcome scores for four Neuro-QOL measures (lower extremity function, upper extremity function, fatigue, and sleep disturbance)...
  3. pmc Multiple sclerosis and fatigue: understanding the patient's needs
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Electronic address
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 24:653-61. 2013
    ..2) To identify additional aspects of fatigue that individuals with MS believe are important for clinicians when asking about their fatigue experience. ..
  4. pmc Development and validation of a new self-report measure of pain behaviors
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2867-76. 2013
    ..The PaB-SR is expected to be of substantial utility to researchers wishing to explore the relationship between pain behaviors and constructs such as pain intensity, pain interference, and disability. ..
  5. pmc Validity of an observation method for assessing pain behavior in individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:413-21. 2013
    ..A valid and reliable tool for quantifying observed pain behaviors in MS is critical to understand how pain behaviors contribute to pain-related disability in this clinical population...
  6. pmc Pain assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Karon F Cook
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S49-53. 2013
    ..The purpose of this report is to review the considerations surrounding pain measurement in the NIH Toolbox, as well as to describe the measurement tools that were adopted for inclusion in the NIH Toolbox assessment battery...
  7. doi request reprint A PROMIS fatigue short form for use by individuals who have multiple sclerosis
    Karon F Cook
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1021-30. 2012
    ..To derive from the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) fatigue item bank, a short form for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), the PROMIS-Fatigue(MS)...
  8. doi request reprint Six patient-reported outcome measurement information system short form measures have negligible age- or diagnosis-related differential item functioning in individuals with disabilities
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1289-91. 2012
    ..To evaluate the measurement invariance of 6 self-report measures selected for an ongoing longitudinal study of individuals with spinal cord injury, muscular dystrophy, postpolio syndrome, and multiple sclerosis...
  9. doi request reprint Linking Physical and Mental Health Summary Scores from the Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey (VR-12) to the PROMIS(®) Global Health Scale
    Benjamin D Schalet
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1524-30. 2015
    ..Because scores on different global health measures are not comparable, comparative effectiveness research (CER) is challenging...
  10. pmc Setting standards for severity of common symptoms in oncology using the PROMIS item banks and expert judgment
    David Cella
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, 633 N St Clair, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:2651-61. 2014
    ..We developed a method to identify clinical severity thresholds for pain, fatigue, depression, and anxiety in people with cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Establishing a Common Metric for Physical Function: Linking the HAQ-DI and SF-36 PF Subscale to PROMIS(®) Physical Function
    Benjamin D Schalet
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1517-23. 2015
    ..It is measured with different instruments that are not directly comparable, making comparative effectiveness research (CER) challenging when PF is the outcome of interest...
  12. pmc Establishing a common metric for self-reported anxiety: linking the MASQ, PANAS, and GAD-7 to PROMIS Anxiety
    Benjamin D Schalet
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 625 Michigan Avenue, 27th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 28:88-96. 2014
    ..Our results allow clinical researchers to retrofit existing data of three commonly used anxiety measures to the PROMIS Anxiety metric and to compare clinical cut-off scores...
  13. pmc Language measures of the NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery
    Richard C Gershon
    1Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:642-51. 2014
    ..Scores on the NIH Toolbox measures were consistent with age-related expectations, namely, growth in language during early development, with relative stabilization into late adulthood...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence and impact of pain in adults aging with a physical disability: comparison to a US general population sample
    Ivan Molton
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda MD
    Clin J Pain 30:307-15. 2014
    ..To describe rates of pain and pain interference in a large sample of adults aging with long-standing physical disabilities, relative to a normative US population sample...
  15. doi request reprint PASTOR/PROMIS ® pain outcomes system: what does it mean to pain specialists?
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pain Manag 4:277-83. 2014
    ..The two foci of PASTOR are to enhance the clinical encounter and provide data for comprehensive evaluations of treatment effectiveness. The potential of such information for the future of clinical management is described...
  16. pmc Norming plans for the NIH Toolbox
    Jennifer L Beaumont
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S87-92. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe plans to establish normative reference values for the NIH Toolbox measures...
  17. pmc NIH toolbox for assessment of neurological and behavioral function
    Richard C Gershon
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S2-6. 2013
    ..neuroscienceblueprint.nih.gov) to develop a set of state-of-the-art measurement tools to enhance collection of data in large cohort studies and to advance the biomedical research enterprise...