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Karnofsky Performance Status
A performance measure for rating the ability of a person to perform usual activities, evaluating a patient's progress after a therapeutic procedure, and determining a patient's suitability for therapy. It is used most commonly in the prognosis of cancer therapy, usually after chemotherapy and customarily administered before and after therapy. It was named for Dr. David A. Karnofsky, an American specialist in cancer chemotherapy.
The numerical value of karnofsky performance status in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of karnofsky performance status in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- 카르 노프 스키의 성능 상태Korean
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