Below are the details for the peds FACIT-F measure:
Pediatric Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy – Fatigue (peds FACIT-F)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Pediatric cancer patients 8-18 years old
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 peds FACIT-F can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the peds FACIT-F without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the peds FACIT-F 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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