The Patient Roles and Responsibilities Scale (PRRS) was developed to enable a broader evaluation of the impact of cancer and cancer treatment, measuring ‘real world’ roles and responsibilities such as caring for others and financial and employment responsibilities.
Patient Roles and Responsibilities Scale (PRRS)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
18 to 25
Cancer patients 18 years and older
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
Responsibilities and Social Life, Family Well-being, Financial Well-Being, Jobs and Careers
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Manual scoring template
Available translations of the PRRS can be obtained when licensing the measure. Users are not permitted to translate the PRRS without prior permission from FACIT.org. Permission 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 and cognitive interviews with patients. For commercial use, FACITtrans is the approved translation vendor of the PRRS.
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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.
Shilling, V., Starkings, R., Jenkins, V. et al. Development and validation of the patient roles and responsibilities scale in cancer patients. Qual Life Res 27, 2923–2934 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-018-1940-2.