Optimal design of dma probe for austenitic stainless steel weld of cfetr vacuum vessel. Fatigue is a feeling of physical tiredness and lack of energy that many people experience from time to time. A visual analogue scale is also included with the scale. Validity and reliability of the fatigue severity scale in finnish. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Perform reversals as indicated, and sum individual items to obtain a score.
The following ten statements refer to how you usually feel. Higher scores on the scale are indicative of more severe fatigue. Other symptoms may include difficulty with thinking or memory, difficulty with sitting or standing, muscle pain, headache, tender lymph nodes in the neck. An italian version of the fss cross cultural validated according to available guidelines was used. Fatigue severity scale fss of sleep disorders the fatigue severity scale fss is a method of evaluating the impact of fatigue on you. Pdf italian validation of the 12item multiple sclerosis walking scale. Following is a list of statements that describe the effects of. Facitfatigue subscale scoring guidelines version 4 page 1 instructions. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Read each statement and circle a number from 1 to 7, depending on how appropriate they felt the statement applied to them over the preceding week. Fatigue severity scale geriatric assessment tool kit. Chronic fatigue syndrome cfs, also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis me, is a medical condition characterized by longterm fatigue and other persistent symptoms that limit a persons ability to carry out ordinary daily activities.
The fss questionnaire contains nine statements that rate the severity of your fatigue symptoms. This refers to your usual way of life within the last week. Essentially, the fss consists of answering a short questionaire that requires the subject to rate his or her own level of fatigue. Design and operational guidance on cathodic protection of. Modified fatigue impact scale mfis fatigue is a feeling of physical tiredness and lack of energy that many people experience from time to time. Psychometric properties of the fatigue severity scale in obese. Fatigue severity scale the fatigue severity scale fss is designed to differentiate fatigue from clinical depression, since both share some of the same symptoms. To perform a psychometric analysis of the fatigue severity scale fss using rasch analysis in a sample of italian subjects. Fatigue severity scale the fss questionnaire contains nine statements that attempt to explore severity of fatigue symptoms. Application to patients with multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus article pdf available in jama neurology 4610.
The scoring is done by calculating the average response to the questions adding up all the answers and dividing by nine. Please circle the number between 1 and 7 which you feel best fits the following statements. Psychometric properties of the fatigue severity scale rasch analyses of individual responses in a norwegian stroke cohort. But people who have medical conditions like ms experience stronger feelings of fatigue more often and with greater impact than others. The fss is a short questionnaire that requires you to rate your level of fatigue. Psychometric properties of the fatigue severity scale and the modified fatigue impact scale.139 998 615 532 1278 469 1040 789 881 786 1287 1262 1123 1275 1032 437 182 1073 1116 70 936 700 757 537 394 1172 1074 605 1343 1009 440 775 1045 1022 531 1496 1372