Below are the details for the FACT-BP measure:
Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - Bone Pain (FACT-BP)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Cancer patients 18 years and older experiencing bone pain
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Less than 5 minutes
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Total scores possible
Available translations of the FACT-BP can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the FACT-BP without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the FACT-BP may also be contingent upon timeline expectations and availability of FACIT staff. Translations must undergo a rigorous methodology under the guidance of FACIT.org which includes multiple translators, QA steps and cognitive interviews with patients. For commercial use, FACITtrans is the approved translation vendor to translate the FACIT measurement system.
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