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Acronym
FRS

Description
A tool for assessing the adequacy of different resources in households with young children, from basic necessities to having disposable income for family entertainment and travel.

Area of assessment
Beliefs.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Almasri, N. A. 2014 1 - 18 Both parents of children with CP Jordan
115

Acronym
IFI

Description
The IFI assesses strength of intentions to initiate breastfeeding and continue to provide breast milk as the sole source of milk throughout the first 6 months. The IFI score ranges from 0 (no intention to breastfeed) to 16 (very strong intentions to fully breastfeed for 6 months)

Area of assessment
Behavior, Beliefs, Function/disability/performance, Knowledge/attitude, Perception.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Pediatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Yehya, N. 2017 mean (SD) age: 28.3 (5.7) and 29.5 (5.3) years in Group 1 and Group 2, Female pregnants Lebanon
246

Acronym
PFMS

Description
Measure of parents’ fever management practices; practices based on phobic beliefs. These unnecessary practices can significantly increase parents’ burden of care when caring for a febrile child. This instrument explores parents’ practices when their child is febrile on a 5-point Likert scale (1 = Never, 2 = Rarely, 3 = Sometimes, 4 = Mostly, 5 = Always). Practices measured were, for example, checking on the child during the night, taking the child’s temperature regularly, and waking a child for an antipyretic

Area of assessment
Behavior, Beliefs.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Pediatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Zyoud, S. 2015 Both parents Palestine
402

Acronym
AFPS

Description
Filial piety, a term used to describe a set of family values in relation to parental care. This is the first measure of this construct for use with Arab populations in Israel.

Area of assessment
Social.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Khalaila, R. 2010 Both Informal caregivers Palestine
250

Acronym
BERS

Description
A strength-based instrument designed to identify children's behavioral and emotional strengths. The scale consists of 52 items divided into five subscales. 1) Interpersonal Strengths. 2) Family Involvement 3) Interpersonal Strengths. 4) School Functioning. 5) Affective Strengths

Area of assessment
Behavior, General health, Mental health, Social.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Pediatric, School.

Age Group
Child/adolescent- 0-19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Almutairi, H. 2010 children healthy Kuwait
Contact Author
Al‐Mutairi, Hamed 2008 Both parents of students from public and private schools Kuwait
533 Contact Author

Acronym
CANE

Description
A comprehensive needs assessment tool for use by professionals working with the elderly. It was developed from the Camberwell Assessment of Need (CAN) to incorporate the special needs posed by the elderly. Twenty-four areas of individual need are assessed by the CANE, as well as two questions to assess the needs of the person’s carer.A summary of met and unmet needs is then produced from the information gathered, which can lead directly to possible interventions and care plans.

Area of assessment
Function/disability/performance, General health, Health service, Satisfaction/patient experience.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Geriatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
AbiHabib, Laurie E. 2011 Older adults Lebanon
322

Acronym
CDS

Description
The extent the patient is able to perform activities is assessed from the perspective of the caregiver. In quality of life questionnaires the experience of impairments, dysfunction or social handicaps can be formulated either in the actual mode (e.g. is the patient incontinent) or from the experienced burden perspective (e.g. to what extent is the patient able to control the discharge of urine and faeces voluntarily). In the CDS the level of care dependency is formulated from the experienced burden perspective.

Area of assessment
Function/disability/performance, Health service, Quality of life.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Boggatz, T. 2009 Both o Egypt
37
Boggatz, T. 2009 older adults Both nursing home residents, home care recipients, non-care recipients Egypt
611

Acronym
ELCSA

Description
The Latin American and Caribbean Food Security Scale (ELCSA ) is a food security questionnaire. The instrument measures access to food.

Area of assessment
Nutrition.

Condition
Community, Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Al-Ghadban, F. 2012 focus groups 30

Acronym
FSS

Description
The FSS assesses the helpfulness of informal and formal sources of support for raising a young child.

Area of assessment
Health service, Mental health, Satisfaction/patient experience, Social.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Hospital.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Almasri, N. A. 2014 children Both cerebral palsy Jordan
115

Acronym
GSE

Description
A self-reported 10 item scale measure of self-efficacy, that is, people's beliefs about their capacity to cope with life's demands.

Area of assessment
Behavior, Beliefs, Knowledge/attitude.

Condition
Health, Cardiovascular, Community, Dermatology, Ent, Family/caregiver, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Hematology, Human resources, Infectious disease, Intensive Care, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Nursing, Obstetric, Occupation, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Pediatric, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, School, Surgery/Anaesthia, Urogenital, Women's health, Workplace.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Crandall, A. 2016 18 - 23 Female healthy Qatar
355
Crandall, A 2015 18 - 23 Female healthy students Qatar
369

Acronym
REALM-R

Description
The REALM-R is a brief screening instrument used to assess an adult patient’s ability to read common medical words. It is designed to assist medical professionals in identifying patients at risk for poor literacy skills. The REALM-R is a word recognition test – not a reading comprehension instrument. Adults are asked to de-code or pronounce words. The test takes less than 2 minutes to administer and score.

Area of assessment
Health literacy.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Fadda, M. 2016 Both primary health clinic patients Lebanon
250

Acronym
PPUS

Description
A scale developed to measure a perceptual variable believed to influence parents' response to their child's illness and hospitalization. This 31-item Likert-format scale was modified from the original form of the uncertainty scale. It includes four factors; ambiguity, lack of clarity, lack of information, and unpredictability

Area of assessment
Perception.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Oncology, Pediatric.

Age Group
Child/adolescent- 0-19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Al-Yateem, N. 2017 Parents of children with chronic illnesses United Arab Emirates
240

Acronym
CDS-P

Description
The extent the child is able to perform activities is assessed from the perspective of the caregiver. In quality of life questionnaires the experience of impairments, dysfunction or social handicaps can be formulated either in the actual mode (e.g. is the patient incontinent) or from the experienced burden perspective (e.g. to what extent is the patient able to control the discharge of urine and faeces voluntarily). In the CDS the level of care dependency is formulated from the experienced burden perspective.

Area of assessment
Function/disability/performance, Health service, Quality of life.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Child/adolescent- 0-19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Tork, H. 2008 children Both disabled and healthy Egypt
Europe
260
Tork, H. 2009 Both healthy Egypt
Germany
258

Acronym
APQ-15

Description
A tool to assess parenting practices and skills, consisting of 42 items. Thirty five are divided into five subscales: Positive Parenting, Parental Involvement, Poor Monitoring/Supervision, Inconsistent Discipline, and Corporal Punishment. The remaining seven items measure discipline practices other than corporal punishment for the purpose of avoiding negative biases.

Area of assessment
Behavior, Function/disability/performance.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Badahdah, A 2015 4 - 12 Both parents of children Qatar
251

Acronym
SCGS

Description
The SCGS, has been developed to measure nursing students’ perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care in practice.

Area of assessment
Health service, Perception, Spirituality / religion.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Nursing.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Cruz, J. P. 2016 Both Nursing Students Saudi Arabia
202

Acronym
CCS

Description
A measure of cultural competence. Includes multiple domains of cultural competence such as cultural knowledge, sensitivity, and skills. The scale can measure the levels of and individual differences in the cultural competence of nursing students and professional nurses

Area of assessment
Health service, Social.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Hospital, Human resources, Nursing.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Cruz, J. P. 2017 mean age 20.89 ± 1.33. Both healthy Saudi Arabia
200

Acronym
ZBI

Description
Measures of caregiver burden

Area of assessment
General health, anxiety, Depresssion, Function/disability/performance, Mental health, Perception, Quality of life, Satisfaction/patient experience.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Bachner, Y. G. 2013 mean (SD) age; 38.1 (15.5) Both caregivers Israel
96

Acronym
FIN-PED II

Description
An instrument for assessing the perceived needs of parents of children with cancer . This tool has 3 scales; 1) measures the importance of care needs of children with cancer, 2) extent to which needs were met by the health care professionals, 3) the need for further information

Area of assessment
Health service, Satisfaction/patient experience.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Oncology, Pediatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Arabiat, D. 2015 35 Both parents caring for a child receiving cancer treatment Jordan
113

Acronym
SF-12

Description
The short form health survey (SF-12) is a valid generic measure of health outcome to examine HRQOL. All SF-12 items came from the SF-36. It includes eight dimensions: physical functioning, role limitations due to physical health problems, bodily pain, general health, vitality, social functioning, role limitations due to emotional problems and mental health.

Area of assessment
Quality of life.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Dermatology, Ent, Family/caregiver, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Infectious disease, Intensive Care, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Oncology, Oral health, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, Surgery/Anaesthia, Urogenital, Women's health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Obtel, M. 2013 ? 16 Both Family and friends of patients Morocco
141
Al-Shehri, A. H. 2008 20 - 60 Both type 2 diabetic patients Saudi Arabia
225 Free

Acronym
SCS

Description
A measure of social capital, defined as an investment in relationships that facilitates the exchange of resources,

Area of assessment
Satisfaction/patient experience, Social.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Looman, W. S. 2009 20 - 56 Both parents of chronically ill children Egypt
75 Contact Author


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Articles last updated: March 2020