Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Ovarian Cancer Symptom Index - 8 Item Version
For patients with Ovarian cancer; A FACT-Ovarian Symptom Index (a subset of FACT-O containing 8 items)
Below are the details for the FOSI measure:
Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Ovarian Cancer Symptom Index - 8 Item Version (FOSI)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Ovarian cancer patients 18 years and older
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
Ovarian cancer symptom index
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Less than 5 minutes
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Total scores possible. SAS/SPSS algorithms available.
Available translations of the FOSI can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the FOSI without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the FOSI 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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