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Psychometric Properties of Instruments Used to Measure Fatigue in Children and Adolescents With Cancer: A Systematic Review

Authors:
Tomlinson, D., Hinds, P. S., Ethier, M. C., Ness, K. K., Zupanec, S., and Sung, L. L.
Abstract:
Context. Despite the recognized distressing symptom of fatigue in children with cancer, little information is available to assist in the selection of an instrument to be used to measure fatigue.
DOI:
10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.02.010
URL:
<Go to ISI>://WOS:000314458600010
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22889860
Journal:
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
issn:
0885-3924
Publication year:
2013
pages:
83-91
Symptom status:
Cognitive/mental state
Physical state
Functional status:
Physical functioning
Age:
Children (0-18)
Disease:
Neoplasms and related symptoms
PRO / non-PRO:
Non-patient Reported Outcome
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
6 - Clinical rating scales
7 - Observations
Instrument:
Daily Fatigue Report Scale
Fatigue Scale-Parent
Fatigue Scale-Staff
FS-A - Fatigue Scale-Adolescents
FS-C (Also Fs-C-C) - Fatigue Scale-Children
MSAS - Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale (modifications exist for family caregivers and for hospice staff)
Peds-FACIT-F - Pediatric Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue
PedsQL-MFS - Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory-Multidimensional Fatigue Scale
SDS - McCorkle Symptom Distress Scale