PROMIS F-SF

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PROMIS F-SF, aka, the Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Fatigue-Short Form is a tool to measure patient-reported outcomes for use in both research and for evaluating treatment effects.[1] The test was developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health,[2] making it available for public use without license or fee.[3]

Studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2019, Psychometric properties of the PROMIS® Fatigue Short Form 7a among adults with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome[4] - (Abstract)

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ameringer, Suzanne; Elswick, R. K.; Menzies, Victoria; Robins, Jo Lynne; Starkweather, Angela; Walter, Jeanne; Gentry, Amanda Elswick; Jallo, Nancy (2016). "Psychometric Evaluation of the PROMIS Fatigue-Short Form Across Diverse Populations". Nursing research. 65 (4): 279–289. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000162. ISSN 0029-6562. PMC 4930004Freely accessible. PMID 27362514. 
  2. "Overview". www.healthmeasures.net. Retrieved Sep 24, 2019. 
  3. "PROMIS". www.healthmeasures.net. Retrieved Sep 24, 2019. 
  4. Yang, Manshu; Keller, San; Lin, Jin-Mann S. (Sep 10, 2019). "Psychometric properties of the PROMIS® Fatigue Short Form 7a among adults with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome". Quality of Life Research. doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02289-4. ISSN 0962-9343. 

myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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