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PRRS

Patient Roles and Responsibilities Scale

For cancer patients

Overview

Overview

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.

MEASURE NAME:

Patient Roles and Responsibilities Scale (PRRS)

VERSION:

1

NUMBER OF ITEMS:

18 to 25

PATIENT POPULATION:

Cancer patients 18 years and older

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:

Responsibilities and Social Life, Family Well-being, Financial Well-Being, Jobs and Careers

TIME FOR COMPLETION:

5-10 minutes

SCORING:

Manual scoring template

RELATED MEASURES:

Language Availability

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.

Please contact us for more information.

Language Availability
Licensing

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.

Selected References

Selected References

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.

Related Measures

Related Measures

CRRS

Caregiver Roles and Responsibilities Scale

FACT-G Caregiver

Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – General – Caregiver Version

FACT-G7

Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - General - 7 Item Version

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