Conversion of Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status (ECOG) to Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), and the interchangeability of PPS and KPS in prognostic tools.

@article{Kock2013ConversionOK,
  title={Conversion of Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status (ECOG) to Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), and the interchangeability of PPS and KPS in prognostic tools.},
  author={Ingrid Heila de Kock and Mehrnoush Mirhosseini and Francis Y. Lau and Vincent Thai and Michael G Downing and Hue Quan and Mary L Lesperance and Ju Yang},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={163-9}
}
AIM The aim of our study was to assess whether the Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS), the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Performance Status, and the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) are interchangeable individually or within two prognostic tools: the Palliative Prognostic Score (PaP) and the Palliative Prognostic Index (PPI). METHODS We performed a subset analysis of a prospective comparative study of functional and prognostic tools and clinician prediction of survival. We… CONTINUE READING

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