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Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scale.



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1 Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?
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2 Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?
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3 Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?
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4 Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?
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Title Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scale.
Author Lyons KD., Bakitas M., Hegel MT., Hanscom B., Hull J., Ahles TA.
Country Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA. kathleen.d.lyons@dartmouth.edu
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18504093

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