Below are the details for the NFKSI-19 measure:
National Comprehensive Cancer Network/Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Kidney Cancer Symptom Index - 19 Item Version (NFKSI-19)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Kidney cancer patients 18 years and older
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
Disease-Related Symptoms – Physical, Disease-Related Symptoms – Emotional, Treatment Side-Effects, Function/Well-Being
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Subscale scores and total scores available.
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