PedsQL™ Multidimensional Fatigue Scale in sickle cell disease: feasibility, reliability, and validity.

@article{Panepinto2014PedsQLMF,
  title={PedsQL™ Multidimensional Fatigue Scale in sickle cell disease: feasibility, reliability, and validity.},
  author={Julie Ann Panepinto and Sylvia E Torres and Cristiane Baccin Bendo and Timothy L. McCavit and Bogdan Dinu and Sandra A Sherman-Bien and Christy Bemrich-Stolz and James W Varni},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={171-7}
}
BACKGROUND Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder characterized by a chronic hemolytic anemia that can contribute to fatigue and global cognitive impairment in patients. The study objective was to report on the feasibility, reliability, and validity of the PedsQL™ Multidimensional Fatigue Scale in SCD for pediatric patient self-report ages 5-18 years and parent proxy-report for ages 2-18 years. PROCEDURE This was a cross-sectional multi-site study whereby 240 pediatric… CONTINUE READING