Karnofsky Performance Scale Index
Description: Scale of functional performance.
Format: 1 item to derive a score between 0 & 100 that is indicative of functional performance.
Scoring: Scoring is usually in intervals of 10. The score allocated is between 0 (dead) & 100 (normal, no complaints, no evidence of disease).
Administration and Burden: Approximately less than 3 minutes.
Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.
QoL Concept: The Kanorfsky Performance Scale Index is a measure of functional performance which corresponds to boxes B (societal standards), & C (achievements) of Dijker’s Model.
Permissions/Where to Obtain:
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