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PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a

Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System - Short Form - Fatigue 10a

10 item PROMIS adoption of the FACIT-Fatigue

 

Overview

The PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a is the adapted, shortened version of the FACIT-Fatigue from the PROMIS Health Organization.

MEASURE NAME:

PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a

VERSION:

1

NUMBER OF ITEMS:

10

PATIENT POPULATION:

Patients 18 years and older experiencing fatigue

RECALL PERIOD:

Past 7 days

RESPONSE SCALE:

5 point Likert-type scale

DATA COLLECTION:

Paper and electronic

ADMINISTRATION:

Self-administration and interview when applicable

SUBSCALE DOMAINS:

Fatigue

TIME FOR COMPLETION:

Less than 5 minutes

RELATED MEASURES:

Language Availability

Available translations of the PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the PROMIS SF v1.0 Fatigue 10a 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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Licensing

Licensing fees are assessed on a per trial/per measure basis for commercial use. There is no fee for use of the English version, but a license should be obtained.

Non-commercial use is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Licensing fees are typically not applied to investigator-initiated research, students, or clinical use.

To license an available version of this measure for commercial or non-commercial use, please complete our registration form. All of the information provided in the form will be kept strictly confidential. For questions, please contact us.

 

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Related Measures

FACIT-Fatigue

Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy – Fatigue

FACIT-F

Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Fatigue

FACT-An

Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Anemia

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