Appendix D Karnofsky Performance-Status Scores

Appendix D Karnofsky Performance-Status Scores

100%

The patient has no complaints and is without evidence of disease.

90%

The patient has minor signs/symptoms, but is able to carry out his or her normal activities.

80%

The patient demonstrates some signs/symptoms and requires some effort to carry out normal activities.

70%

The patient is able to care for self, but is unable to do his or her normal activities or active work.

60%

The patient is able to care for self, but requires occasional assistance.

50%

The patient requires medical care and much assistance with self care.

40%

The patient is disabled and requires special care and assistance.

30%

The patient is severely disabled and hospitalisation is indicated; death is not imminent.

20%

The patient is very ill with hospitalisation and active life-support treatment necessary.

10%

The patient is moribund with fatal process proceeding rapidly.

0%

Dead.