Measuring health in patients with fibromyalgia: content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the content of outcome measures commonly used to assess health in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) by linking the items of the instruments with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in order to evaluate the adequacy of currently used measures. METHODS Questionnaires used in FM were identified in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.23559

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@article{Prodinger2008MeasuringHI, title={Measuring health in patients with fibromyalgia: content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.}, author={Birgit Prodinger and Alarcos Cieza and David A. Williams and Philip S. Mease and Annelies Boonen and Katharina Kerschan-Schindl and Veronika Fialka-Moser and Josef. S Smolen and Gerold Stucki and Klaus Peter Machold and Tanja Stamm}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={2008}, volume={59 5}, pages={650-8} }