The MD Anderson Symptom Inventory for multiple myeloma (MDASI-MM) is a site-specific MDASI module. Along with the core MDASI’s 13 symptom items and 6 interference items, the MDASI-MM also assesses 7 symptoms specific to multiple myeloma:
- bone aches
- muscle weakness
- sore mouth/throat
- difficulty concentrating
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Every MDASI Module Contains...
All 13 MDASI core symptoms
pain, fatigue, nausea, disturbed sleep, distress, shortness of breath, difficulty remembering, lack of appetite, drowsiness, dry mouth, sadness, vomiting, numbness/tingling
All 6 MDASI interference items
general activity, mood, work, relations with others, walking, enjoyment of life
- Purpose: To assess the severity of the symptoms related to multiple myeloma and its treatment, and the impact of these symptoms on daily functioning
- Population: Patients with symptoms caused by multiple myeloma and its treatment
- Assessment areas: Severity of multiple symptoms and the impact of symptoms on daily functioning during the last 24 hours
- Method: Self-report; paper-and-pencil form or tablet PC (self-administered or via interview), or telephone-based interactive voice response (IVR) system
- Time required: Five minutes
- Scoring: Please see the MDASI User's Guide
- Reliability: Cronbach alpha reliability ranges from 0.85 to 0.91
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Selected MDASI-MM References
Jones D, Vichaya EG, Wang XS, et al. Validation of the M. D. Anderson Symptom Inventory multiple myeloma module. J Hematol Oncol 6(1): 13, 2013.
Cleeland CS, Mendoza TR, Wang XS, et al. Assessing Symptom Distress in Cancer: The M. D. Anderson Symptom Inventory. Cancer 2000; 89:1634-1646.