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Performance status is an important factor in determining quality of life, the choice of treatment, and prognostic tool in patients. All scoring systems currently in use measure the patient's performance subjectively. A new method of objective assessment of performance ECOG/WHO grades 2 and 3 was constructed and tested.
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Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Comparison of overall survival (OS) between SBRT and other treatments for early stage NSCLC is confounded by differences in age, performance status, and medical comorbidity. We sought to define the mo...
Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) assessment provides key information regarding general health status that has high clinical utility. In addition, in the sports setting, CRF testing is needed to establi...
A holistic approach to performance assessment recognizes the theoretical complexity of multifaceted critical thinking (CT), a key objective of higher education. However, issues related to reliability,...
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This is a single-arm phase II clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of the PD-L1 inhibitor durvalumab as first-line therapy in 50 patients with advanced NSCLC and ECOG Performa...
This study is an open-label, single-center, and randomized phase II study designed to evaluate each efficacy and safety of S-1 and capecitabine in the elderly and/or poor performance statu...
There is a medical need for improving treatment of poor performance status patients with EGFR driver mutations and documenting safety and tolerability of existing agents.
Objective: to evaluate hydration status and his impact on cognitive performance in adolescents-based cohort study. Methods: A randomized controlled pilot study is active in ten classes of...
This study seeks to establish the effect of regular structured feedback on surgical performance using crowd sourced video assessments with validated objective performance scores and time t...
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.