Assessing functional disability and health status of women with fibromyalgia: validation of a Hebrew version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire.

@article{Buskila1996AssessingFD,
  title={Assessing functional disability and health status of women with fibromyalgia: validation of a Hebrew version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire.},
  author={Dan Buskila and Lily Neumann},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={903-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To validate a translated version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) to be used by Hebrew speaking populations. METHODS We administered the FIQ to 100 women with fibromyalgia (FM). The FIQ measures physical functioning, work status, depression, anxiety, sleep, pain, stiffness, fatigue, and well being. All patients were asked about the presence and severity (assessed by visual analog scale) of relevant FM symptoms (pain, fatigue, anxiety, etc.); a count of 18 tender points… CONTINUE READING