Validation of the Fatigue Severity Scale in chronic hepatitis C

@inproceedings{Rosa2014ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Fatigue Severity Scale in chronic hepatitis C},
  author={Kathleen Rosa and Min Fu and Leen Gilles and Karin H. Cerri and Monika Peeters and Jeffrey Bubb and Jane Anne Scott},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Fatigue is a common symptom of chronic hepatitis C virus (cHCV) infection and a common side effect of interferon-based treatment for cHCV. This study provides confirmatory evidence of the reliability and validity of the Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) to document fatigue in cHCV research and identifies values that indicate clinically important differences in FSS to aid in interpreting fatigue in cHCV clinical trials. METHODS The study used data from two double-blind, randomized… CONTINUE READING