cerebral performance category scale(redirected from CPC 5)
cerebral performance category scaleEmergency medicine A scale that grades Pt response to CPR, on a scale of 1 to 5. See Glasgow coma scale, Harvard criteria.
Cerebral performance category scale
- CPC 1
- A return to normal cerebral function and normal living
- CPC 2
- Cerebral disbility but sufficient function for independent activities of daily living
- CPC 3
- Severe disability, limited cognition, inability to carry out independent existence
- CPC 4
- CPC 5
- Brain death
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