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Activities of Daily Living Scale

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient's ability to perform activities of daily living using the scale of Presant et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disease progression, complication detection, quality of life

ICD-10:

Z54.2, Z51.2

Description:

Presant et al developed an instrumental activities of daily living (ADL) scale to evaluate functional capacity of elderly patients receiving chemotherapy. The authors are from the California Cancer Medical Center and University of Southern California in Lost Angeles.

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