alexa The fibromyalgia impact questionnaire: development and validation.
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Journal of Arthritis

Author(s): Burckhardt CS, Clark SR, Bennett RM

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Abstract An instrument has been developed to assess the current health status of women with the fibromyalgia syndrome. The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) is a brief 10-item, self-administered instrument that measures physical functioning, work status, depression, anxiety, sleep, pain, stiffness, fatigue, and well being. We describe its development and validation. This initial assessment indicates that the FIQ has sufficient evidence of reliability and validity to warrant further testing in both research and clinical situations.
This article was published in J Rheumatol and referenced in Journal of Arthritis

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