The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy – Fatigue Scale (FACIT-Fatigue) is a 13-item measure that assesses self-reported fatigue and its impact upon daily activities and function. However, in order to ensure that the scale would evaluate all Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(7), 1328-1334. The Fatigue Scale, sometimes referred to as the Chalder Fatigue Scale (the CFQ—to differentiate it from chronic fatigue syndrome or CFS), is a self-administered questionnaire for measuring the extent and severity of fatigue within both clinical and non-clinical, epidemiological populations. (2013). In the bimodal scoring system, respondents answer each question with a 1 or a 0 to indicate the questions apply to them or not. 57 ), the FAS treats fatigue as a uni-dimensional construct and does not separate its measurement into different factors.

In contrast to other similar measures (e.g., the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory Chap. Fatigue is a major problem in a wide range of (chronic) diseases including interstitial lung disease (ILD) and sarcoidosis. The Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS) is now available in more than 15 languages. Construct validity and test-retest reliability of the fatigue severity scale in people with chronic neck pain.

In the Likert scoring system, respondents can give a score of 0 to 3 to indicate how each statement applies to them, from “less than … The Chalder fatigue has two scoring system. It was developed in the mid-1990’s to meet a growing demand for more precise evaluation of fatigue associated with anemia in cancer patients. Takasaki, H., & Treleaven, J. Validation of the Fatigue Severity Scale in chronic hepatitis C. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. Purpose The FAS is a 10-item scale evaluating symptoms of chronic fatigue. Rates the severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia on a 100 point scale. Fatigue is the most frequently described and globally recognized as a disabling symptom. It is quick and easy to complete for patients, and not time consuming. 12(90).Find it on PubMed.