Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS).

@article{Vries2004MeasuringFI,
  title={Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS).},
  author={J. de Vries and H. Michielsen and G. V. van Heck and M. Drent},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 Pt 3},
  pages={
          279-91
        }
}
Fatigue is a major problem in a wide range of diseases including sarcoidosis. However, there is no standard measure for assessing fatigue. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS) in two samples of sarcoidosis patients. Sample 1 included 1 046 members of the Dutch Sarcoidosis Society and Sample 2 consisted of 80 sarcoidosis patients of the outpatient clinic of the Sarcoidosis Management Centre Maastricht, the Netherlands. All… Expand
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