Karnofsky Performance Status

Known as: Karnofsky Scale, Performance Status, Karnofsky, Status, Karnofsky Performance 
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure… (More)
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2009
2009
References: Crooks, V, Waller S, et al. The use of the Karnofsky Performance Scale in determining outcomes and risk in geriatric… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND The Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) is a gold standard scale. The Thorne-modified KPS (TKPS) focuses on community… (More)
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2001
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2001
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of the symptom cluster of pain, fatigue, and sleep insufficiency on functional status… (More)
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1996
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1996
The Karnofsky's index of performance status (KPS) and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status Scale (ECOG PS… (More)
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1996
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1996
The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), a modification of the Karnofsky Performance Scale, is presented as a new tool for… (More)
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1995
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1995
PURPOSE Promising results from new approaches such as radiosurgery or stereotactic surgery of brain metastases have recently been… (More)
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1991
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1991
The Karnofsky Performance Scale (KPS) was evaluated in a geriatric outpatient population with regard to three issues: its… (More)
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1984
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1984
Little research has been conducted documenting the reliability and validity of the Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) scale, and… (More)
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1984
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1984
The Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (KPS) is widely used to quantify the functional status of cancer patients. However… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
The Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (KPS) was designed to measure the level of patient activity and medical care requirements… (More)
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