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Measuring fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of scales in use

Authors:
Hewlett, S., Hehir, M., and Kirwan, J. R.
Abstract:
Objective. Fatigue is an important outcome for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The purpose of this study was to identify the scales being used to measure RA fatigue, and to systematically examine the evidence for their validation.
DOI:
10.1002/art.22611
URL:
<Go to ISI>://WOS:000245878200010
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17394228
Journal:
Arthritis & Rheumatism-Arthritis Care & Research
issn:
0004-3591
Publication year:
2007
pages:
429-439
Symptom status:
Physical state
Functional status:
Physical functioning
Age:
Adults (18-65)
Children (0-18)
Seniors (65+)
Disease:
Diseases of and symptoms related to the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
PRO / non-PRO:
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
Instrument:
Binary question: fatigue
Binary question: tiredness
CFI - Chronic Fatigue Index
CFS - Chalder Fatigue Scale
CIFI - Composite Index Fatigue Impairment
CIS - Checklist Individual Strength (including Fatigue subscale; CIS-fatigue) (Also: CIS-20R - revised)   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
FACIT-Fatigue - Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy- Fatigue Scale
Fatigue hours
Five Items Modeled After Tack
FTC - Feeling Tone Checklist
MAF - Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue
MFI - Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (also version with 20 items - MFI-20)   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
NHP - Nottingham Health Profile   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
NIH ACTRE - National Institutes of Health Activity Record
NRS - Numeric Rating Scale   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Ordinal degree scales
POMS-F - Profile of Mood States-Fatigue
SF-36-V - Short Form-36 vitality subscale (Also: SF-36-V (V2.0) version 2 of SF-36-V)
Time to onset of fatigue
VAS - Visual Analogue Scale   [see: ZUYD (NL)]