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Premorbid Lifestyle Score (PLS)

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Allergy, Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Emergency Medicine, Family, General Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Other

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Description:

Menzies et al used the Premorbid Lifestyle Score (PLS) to describe a patient's performance status prior to acute illness. It shares a number of features with the ECOG, WHO and Zubrod scores for patients with cancer.

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