Promoting Excellence : ECOG Performance Status

Instrument Name:
ECOG Performance Status

Category:
Clinical Care Tool - Clinical Assessment

Authors:
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Author Contact Information:
ECOG Group Chair's Office
1818 Market St., #1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103

References:
Oken, M.M., Creech, R.H., Tormey, D.C., Horton, J., Davis, T.E., McFadden, E.T., Carbone,
P.P.: Toxicity And Response Criteria Of The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Am J ClinOncol 5:649-655, 1982.

Keywords:
quality of life, function, functional performance, health status, physical disability, care plan

To use this tool:
No permission required

To view this tool:
http://www.ecog.org/general/perf_stat.html


type:clinical_assessment


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