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Schwab and England Scale of Capacity for Daily Living

Purpose:

To evaluate a persons's capacity for daily living with the Schwab and England scale.

Specialty:

Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Neurology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression, disability and performance, quality of life

ICD-10:

F02.3, G20

Description:

Schwab and England developed a scale describing the capacity for daily living shown by a patient with Parkinson's Disease. It is similar to the Karnofsky scale and can be used for other conditions.

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