4�.0,` �3p� ��H�.Hi@�A>� Furthermore, the Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin Measure of Sampling Adequacy (KMO value) was found to be 0.743 and considered to be satisfactory (>0.5). You can describe your level of fatigue as none, mild, moderate, or severe. The Childhood Fatigue Scale (CFS), Parent Fatigue Scale (PFS), and the Staff Fatigue Scale (SFS) are the first to be specifically developed for use with children receiving treatment for cancer. Quality of Life Research, 15, 597–606. And, some people may experience this kind of fatigue for months or years after finishing treatment. Impact of fatigue in Parkinson’s disease: the fatigue impact scale for daily use (D-FIS). In recent years, much effort has been directed to designing fatigue measures which are psychometrically appropriate as well as easily administered. 13 0 obj Fatigue has long been associated with radiation exposure and is reported as being one of the most common and activity-limiting side effect of radiation therapy for cancer. /TT4 11 0 R /TT2 9 0 R >> >> [ /ICCBased 12 0 R ] endobj Results The Cancer Fatigue Scale (CFS) had good stability (test–retest reliability r=0.79, p<0.001) and good internal consistency (Cronbach's α coefficient for all 15 items α=0.916). For this purpose, a variety of tools have been developed one of the most credible which iscancer fatigue scale (CFS), which evaluates fatigue specifically in cancer patients. The medical term for this is "cancer-related fatigue." Your healthcare team may be able to help prevent or relieve fatigue and improve your quality of life. Purpose Fatigue is a symptom with a relevant impact on the daily lives of cancer patients and is gaining importance as an outcome measure. 2 0 obj Scoring Items use an 11-point, Lik ert-type scale that ranges from one fatigue-related extreme to another (lower points on the scale denote less acute problems with fatigue). This refers to your usual way of life within the last week. Evaluating patient distress from cancer-related fatigue: an instrument development study. The Perform Questionnaire (PQ) is a new scale originally developed among Spanish-speaking patients for the assessment of perception and beliefs about fatigue in cancer … 4 0 obj endobj 20 Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS) Fatigue is a feeling of physical tiredness and lack of energy that many people experience from time to time. 2000 Oct;27(9):1425-31 (PubMed Abstract) Ⱦ�h���s�2z���\�n�LA"S���dr%�,�߄l��t� SCFS - Schwartz Cancer Fatigue Scale (37). ��$y�,�".��Eaƣ ����^��p~��#R�7�y̞���5���g� �F ��'�����d1yK�N]�s����v�͸���#�$IJ�}���=:�;�r���\�}�E#�c�[�VD�Dz� We designed this scale specifically to reflect the nature of fatigue experienced by cancer patients, by using factor analysis; the CFS is a 15-item scale composed of 3 subscales (physical, affective, and cognitive subscales). Cancer and cancer treatment may cause fatigue. Among these, the Revised It is possible to manage fatigue. >> How is cancer-related fatigue treated? Scale.42-44 Multidimensional measures include the Cancer Fatigue Scale,44,45 Fatigue Assessment Questionnaire,44,46 andtheRevisedPiperFatigueScale.47-49 Single-andmulti-item measures embedded in other scales include the Profile of Mood States Fatigue and Vigor subscales,50 the Symptom Distress Scale,41,51 and the Edmonton Symptom Assess- H��W�r�8��v��- !x�̓cO&�r⊜�J�� K���D��^���HQ���$UEu��O7��N޼K�`��I�|���i����g�ɛ��Әͳ��B��jr���`����KY,U�n�.�W��j�.��^׵R3��?�"�s�ϲx�A������>|�[WeQ���}5���#v�.��mt�{8��vF=iU��g�̾��c��]�@d�͇lq��������0�Gv��n'� џH�3��t�`�35zq Holley SK. The psychometric << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 6 0 R /Contents 4 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] A1�v�jp ԁz�N�6p\W� p�G@ ���Mc���٭��Z��Q҂�K�����h�OcD`�Gž�\�'��b��8+��� �1, �9.���K�,w��Ȯ����c��‘� ������7~?rֲ��s�8��P7r���~"RUS�z�V!���~+t W��{]�k��gKLP���%Ȁ���(Z/�[��0���Z�ߤ�g�r���J`���gc��qطj+�tYa���[�A*��{ϱW>J̀�IUF�G8m�ҪĵZ�. 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It can be caused by the cancer itself, or the side effects of treatments. 998 FATIGUE SEVERITY SCALE (FSS) Date _____ Name _____ Please circle the number between 1 and 7 which you feel best fits the following statements. Physical well-being (7 items) Social/Family well-being (7 items) Emotional well-being (6 items) Functional well-being (7 items) Fatigue (13 items) x��wTS��Ͻ7��" %�z �;HQ�I�P��&vDF)VdT�G�"cE��b� �P��QDE�݌k �5�ޚ��Y�����g�}׺ P���tX�4�X���\���X��ffG�D���=���HƳ��.�d��,�P&s���"7C$ stream ��0�k*7'@t,g���,:9��Di��$��Fa��$��P�Օ�H�b��y����v���qC�ϭZ_����}{��9 |OM}�m�=K��_)���B���ӏ�j�KH����� We herein describe the development and validation of the Cancer Fatigue Scale (CFS) for assessment of fatigue in cancer patients. 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Fatigue is a feeling of tiredness or exhaustion. Fatigue Impact Scale Vanage, S. M., Gilbertson, K. K., & Mathiowetz, V. (2003). Quality of … ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� O*��?�����f�����`ϳ�g���C/����O�ϩ�+F�F�G�Gό���z����ˌ��ㅿ)����ѫ�~w��gb���k��?Jި�9���m�d���wi獵�ޫ�?�����c�Ǒ��O�O���?w| ��x&mf������ As many as 9 out of 10 people with cancer (90%) get cancer-related fatigue (CRF). For example, fatigue can be measured using the Quality of Life Questionnaire published by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Questionnaire. 2612 But people who have medical conditions like MS experience stronger feelings of fatigue more often and with greater impact than others. 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