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World J Transplant. Jul 18, 2021; 11(7): 263-276
Published online Jul 18, 2021. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v11.i7.263
Table 1 Characteristics of diagnostic instruments used for screening psychosocial risks and quality of life in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients
Diagnostic instrument
No. of items
Score range
Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation 4: Social support, psychological health, lifestyle factors, and understanding of transplant and follow-upTo stratify psychosocial risk in solid organ transplant recipients88-40Olbrisch et al[19], 1989
Transplant Evaluation Rating Scale Not divided into factorsTo assess the reliability and validity of the selection of transplant candidates1026.6-79.5Twillman et al[20], 1993
Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplantation 4: Patients’ level of readiness and illness management; level of readiness of patients’ social support system; psychological stability and psychopathology; and lifestyle and substance useTo assess the psychosocial variables and behaviors that frequently have negative effects on all types of transplant candidates180-115Maldonado et al[21], 2015
Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT)-version 44: Physical well-being, social/family well-being, emotional well-being, and functional well-beingTo measure dimensions of health-related quality of life in cancer patients270-108Cella et al[22], 1993
Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy–Bone Marrow Transplant (FACT-BMT)–version 45: Physical, functional, emotional and social well-being, and BMT-specific complaintsTo evaluate multidimensional aspects of quality of life in BMT patients27 (FACT) +23 (BMT specific)0-200McQuellon et al[23], 1997