Zubrod performance scale


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Zubrod performance scale

(zoo′brod″)
[Charles Gordon Zubrod, U.S. oncologist, 1914–1999]
A rating scale measuring the ability of a cancer patient to carry out the activities of daily living. The ranges are a score of 0 (fully active, unrestricted by disease) to 1 (able to carry out light work), 2 (ambulatory but resting for as much as 50% of the day), 3 (resting in bed or a chair for more than half the day), 4 (confined to bed at all times) and 5 (patient has died).