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    Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS)

    Measures the impact fatigue takes on a patient's daily life.
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    INSTRUCTIONS

    The shortened version of the MFIS can also be used when assessing daily fatigue impact of MS.
    When to Use

    Quantifying the impact of fatigue on daily functioning in patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

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    The tool is useful for longitudinal tracking of a patient's MS-associated fatigue, but can also be used to measure severity of fatigue.

    Dr. John Fisk

    About the Creator

    John Fisk, MD, is an associate professor of psychiatry in the Department Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University in Canada. He is also the chair of the Clinical and Population Health Research Review Committee of the MS Society of Canada. Dr. Fisk’s research focuses on the epidemiology, cognitive symptoms and health-related quality of life issues in neurodegenerative diseases including multiple sclerosis, dementia, systemic lupus erythematosus and Parkinson’s disease.

    To view Dr. John Fisk's publications, visit PubMed