Promoting Excellence : FACT - G (FACT-L)

Instrument Name:
FACT - G (FACT-L)

Description:
Used to assess the functional status of patients with specific cancer diagnosis.

Category:
Clinical Care Tool - Clinical Assessment Tool

Authors:
David Cella, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Northwestern University Medical School

Author Contact Information:
[email protected]

References:
Fairclough, DL & Cella DF. (1996) Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT-G): Non-response to individual questions. Quality of Life Research, 5, 321-329.Cella, D. Manual of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) scales (version 4). Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1997

Keywords:
quality of life, function, functional performance, health status, physical disability, cancer, functional assessment

To use this tool:
Register with the author before using this tool. To register, log on to http://www.facit.org and request a Collaborator's Form

To view this tool:
Available on this Web site: http://www.facit.org.


type:clinical_assessment


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