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Can the Fatigue Severity Scale 7-item version be used across different patient populations as a generic fatigue measure – a comparative study using a…

Conclusions: Some items performed differently between the three samples but did not bias person measures, thereby indicating that fatigue interference in these illnesses might still be reliably compared using FSS-7 scores. However, caution is warranted when comparing fatigue raw sum scores directly across diagnostic groups using the FSS-7. Further studies of the scale are needed in other types of chronic illnesses. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)

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