Dagmar Amtmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint University of Washington self-efficacy scale: a new self-efficacy scale for people with disabilities
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1757-65. 2012
  2. pmc Comparison of the psychometric properties of two fatigue scales in multiple sclerosis
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 57:159-66. 2012
  3. pmc Hearing aid effectiveness after aural rehabilitation - individual versus group (HEARING) trial: RCT design and baseline characteristics
    Margaret P Collins
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:233. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Identifying and predicting classes of response to explicit phonological spelling instruction during independent composing
    Dagmar Amtmann
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Learn Disabil 41:218-34. 2008
  5. pmc Development of a PROMIS item bank to measure pain interference
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195 7920, USA
    Pain 150:173-82. 2010
  6. pmc The PROMIS initiative: involvement of rehabilitation stakeholders in development and examples of applications in rehabilitation research
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4237, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:S12-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Satisfaction with participation in multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:747-53. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The Communicative Participation Item Bank (CPIB): item bank calibration and development of a disorder-generic short form
    Carolyn Baylor
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:1190-208. 2013
  9. pmc Communicating about the experience of pain and fatigue in disability
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:243-51. 2010
  10. pmc Measurement invariance of the PROMIS pain interference item bank across community and clinical samples
    Jiseon Kim
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:501-7. 2013

Research Grants

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint University of Washington self-efficacy scale: a new self-efficacy scale for people with disabilities
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1757-65. 2012
    ..To develop a self-efficacy scale for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and spinal cord injury (SCI) that can be used across diagnostic conditions...
  2. pmc Comparison of the psychometric properties of two fatigue scales in multiple sclerosis
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 57:159-66. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Hearing aid effectiveness after aural rehabilitation - individual versus group (HEARING) trial: RCT design and baseline characteristics
    Margaret P Collins
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:233. 2009
    ..We describe the rationale, design, and characteristics of the baseline cohort of the first randomized clinical trial to study the impact of group versus individual hearing aid fitting and follow-up visits...
  4. doi request reprint Identifying and predicting classes of response to explicit phonological spelling instruction during independent composing
    Dagmar Amtmann
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Learn Disabil 41:218-34. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Development of a PROMIS item bank to measure pain interference
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195 7920, USA
    Pain 150:173-82. 2010
    ..0001). The results indicated that the PROMIS-PI items constitute a psychometrically sound bank. Computerized adaptive testing and short forms are available...
  6. pmc The PROMIS initiative: involvement of rehabilitation stakeholders in development and examples of applications in rehabilitation research
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4237, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:S12-9. 2011
    ..The PROMIS item banks measure quality of life and symptoms of people with chronic conditions and have the potential to enhance research and clinical practice by facilitating comparisons of scores across domains and populations...
  7. doi request reprint Satisfaction with participation in multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:747-53. 2012
    ..To validate a single item self-report of satisfaction with participation in two groups with differing patterns of symptoms and disease progress, multiple sclerosis (MS) and spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Communicative Participation Item Bank (CPIB): item bank calibration and development of a disorder-generic short form
    Carolyn Baylor
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:1190-208. 2013
    ..The intended outcomes were the final item bank and a short form ready for clinical and research applications...
  9. pmc Communicating about the experience of pain and fatigue in disability
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:243-51. 2010
    ..To examine the experiences of people with chronic disabling conditions as they communicate with health care providers about pain and fatigue...
  10. pmc Measurement invariance of the PROMIS pain interference item bank across community and clinical samples
    Jiseon Kim
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:501-7. 2013
    ..Establishing measurement invariance of an item bank is essential for the valid interpretation of group differences in the latent concept being measured...
  11. doi request reprint Measuring fatigue in persons with multiple sclerosis: creating a crosswalk between the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale and the PROMIS Fatigue Short Form
    Vanessa K Noonan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1123-33. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Focus Article Report of the NIH Task Force on Research Standards for Chronic Low Back Pain
    Richard A Deyo
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia Stanford University, Stanford, California Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland New England Baptist Hospital, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Clin J Pain 30:701-12. 2014
    ..Researchers use varied inclusion criteria, definitions, baseline assessments, and outcome measures, which impede comparisons and consensus...
  13. ncbi request reprint The cost and benefits of employment: a qualitative study of experiences of persons with multiple sclerosis
    Kurt L Johnson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:201-9. 2004
    ..To attain a better understanding of the benefits and barriers faced by persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the workplace...
  14. pmc Measuring participation in people living with multiple sclerosis: a comparison of self-reported frequency, importance and self-efficacy
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6490, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:88-97. 2008
    ..To compare three dimensions related to participation in everyday situations in community-dwelling adults with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  15. pmc Use of cognitive aids and other assistive technology by individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Kurt L Johnson
    Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 4:1-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the use of assistive technology (AT), unmet needs for AT, and examine correlates of use of memory aids and cognitive strategies among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  16. pmc Item selection in self-report measures for children and adolescents with disabilities: lessons from cognitive interviews
    Linda Eddy
    College of Nursing School of Nursing, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 26:559-65. 2011
    ..Suggestions for increasing accuracy of these measures are offered for clinicians and researchers...
  17. pmc Having a fit: impact of number of items and distribution of data on traditional criteria for assessing IRT's unidimensionality assumption
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357920, Seattle, WA, 98195 7920, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:447-60. 2009
    ..This study explored the degree to which the values of these statistics are affected by two characteristics of item banks developed to measure health outcomes: large numbers of items and nonnormal data...
  18. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with communicative participation as defined by adults with multiple sclerosis: a qualitative study
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    J Commun Disord 40:433-51. 2007
    ..This study examined satisfaction with communicative participation as reported by adults with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  19. pmc Symptom burden in persons with spinal cord injury
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:638-45. 2007
    ..To determine (1) the frequency, severity, and reported course of 7 symptoms in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) and (2) the association between these symptoms and patient functioning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Developing a scale of communicative participation: a cognitive interviewing study
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:425-33. 2008
    ..To revise and improve the instructions, candidate items and response format for a tool to measure communicative participation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Differential item functioning impact in a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Paul K Crane
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:981-90. 2007
    ..To evaluate a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire for differential item functioning (DIF) related to several covariates...
  22. doi request reprint Development of a crosswalk for pain interference measured by the BPI and PROMIS pain interference short form
    Robert L Askew
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:2769-76. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint Future directions of multiple sclerosis rehabilitation research
    George H Kraft
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Electronic address
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 24:721-30. 2013
    ..This article discusses the details and recommendations of this conference. ..
  24. pmc Letting the CAT out of the bag: comparing computer adaptive tests and an 11-item short form of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1378-83. 2008
    ..A post hoc simulation of a computer adaptive administration of the items of a modified version of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire...
  25. pmc Developing the communicative participation item bank: Rasch analysis results from a spasmodic dysphonia sample
    Carolyn R Baylor
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:1302-20. 2009
    ..This item bank is intended for community-dwelling adults across a range of communication disorders...
  26. doi request reprint Communicative participation and quality of life in head and neck cancer
    Tanya L Eadie
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 123:257-64. 2014
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  27. pmc Measuring communicative participation: a review of self-report instruments in speech-language pathology
    Tanya L Eadie
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 15:307-20. 2006
    ..To assess the adequacy of self-report instruments in speech-language pathology for measuring a construct called communicative participation...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Obesity and symptoms and quality of life indicators of individuals with disabilities
    Rana Salem
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 7:124-30. 2014
    ..Health risks of obesity are well known, but effects of obesity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) have not been well-studied in people with physical disabilities...
  30. doi request reprint Symptoms and quality of life indicators among children with chronic medical conditions
    Jiseon Kim
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 7:96-104. 2014
    ..Children with chronic conditions often experience numerous symptoms, but few research studies examine patterns of symptoms and quality of life (QoL) indicators...
  31. pmc Considerations for developing interfaces for collecting patient-reported outcomes that allow the inclusion of individuals with disabilities
    Mark Harniss
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Care 45:S48-54. 2007
    ..Suggestions for future research are also included...
  32. doi request reprint Relationship of word- and sentence-level working memory to reading and writing in second, fourth, and sixth grade
    Virginia W Berninger
    322 Miller, Box 353600, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3600, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 41:179-93. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contribution of working memory at the word and sentence levels of language to reading and writing outcomes...
  33. pmc Variables associated with communicative participation in people with multiple sclerosis: a regression analysis
    Carolyn Baylor
    University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 19:143-53. 2010
    ..To explore variables associated with self-reported communicative participation in a sample (n = 498) of community-dwelling adults with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  34. doi request reprint Falls in multiple sclerosis
    Patricia N Matsuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    PM R 3:624-32; quiz 632. 2011
    ..To examine incidence, associated factors, and health care provider (HCP) response to falls in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Survey of cannabis use in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Dagmar Amtmann
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:95-104. 2004
    ..Cannabis was reported ineffective in reducing difficulties with speech and swallowing, and sexual dysfunction. The longest relief was reported for depression (approximately two to three hours)...
  36. pmc Measuring pain in the context of homelessness
    Rebecca Matter
    Center for Technology and Disability Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7920, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:863-72. 2009
    ..The secondary objective was to increase understanding about the unique experience of homeless people with pain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Survey of SLP caseloads in Washington State schools: implications and strategies for action
    Patricia Dowden
    Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 37:104-17. 2006
    ..To document statewide and regional caseloads and to examine workload management strategies by surveying speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in Washington State public schools...
  38. ncbi request reprint Getting the work done: a qualitative study of individuals with multiple sclerosis
    Kathryn M Yorkston
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 25:369-79. 2003
    ..For individuals with MS, work is not only limited by physical impairments but also by factors such as fatigue and cognitive changes..
  39. pmc Electronic self-report assessment for cancer and self-care support: results of a multicenter randomized trial
    Donna L Berry
    Donna L Berry, Fangxin Hong, Barbara Halpenny, and Ann H Partridge, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Donna L Berry and Ann H Partridge, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Jesse R Fann, Upendra Parvathaneni, Anthony L Back, and Dagmar Amtmann, University of Washington Medical Center Jesse R Fann, Anthony L Back, Dagmar Amtmann, and Rosemary Ford, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seth Wolpin and William B Lober, University of Washington, Seattle and Nigel E Bush, National Center for Telehealth and Technology, US Department of Defense, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Tacoma, WA
    J Clin Oncol 32:199-205. 2014
    ..The purpose of this trial was to evaluate the effect of a Web-based, self-report assessment and educational intervention on symptom distress during cancer therapy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Report of the NIH Task Force on Research Standards for Chronic Low Back Pain
    Richard A Deyo
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR University of Washington, Seattle, WA Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL The George Washington University, Washington, DC Stanford University, Stanford, CA Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Northwestern University, Evanston, IL VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Bethesda, MD National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, MD New England Baptist Hospital, Roxbury Crossing, MA Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH and Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1128-43. 2014
    ..We expect that the research task force recommendations will become a dynamic document and undergo continual improvement...

Research Grants2

  1. UW Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation(RMI)
    Dagmar Amtmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
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