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2022 Nov 03

Semin Arthritis Rheum


Reliability and validity of PROMIS physical function, pain interference, and fatigue as patient reported outcome measures in adult idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: International study from the OMERACT myositis working group.


DiRenzo D, Saygin D, de Groot I, Bingham Iii CO, Lundberg IE, Needham M, Park J K, Regardt M, Sarver C, Song Y W, Maxwell L, Beaton D, de Visser M, Christopher-Stine L, Mecoli CA, Alexanderson H
Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2022 Nov 03; 58:152111.
PMID: 36410180.


Pain interference, fatigue, and impaired physical function are common features of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM). The objective of this study was to evaluate the construct validity and test-retest reliability of the Patient Reported Outcome Information System (PROMIS) Pain Interference 6av1.0, Fatigue 7av1.0, and Physical Function 8bv2.0 instruments.