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Palliative Oncology Study Prognostic Index (JPOS-PI)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with terminal cancer using the Japan Palliative Oncology Study-Prognostic Index (JPOS-PI).

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C15-C26, C30-C39, C40-C41, C43-C44, C45-C49, C50-C50, C51-C58, C60-C63, C64-C68, C69-C72, C73-C75, C76-C80, C81-C96, C97-C97, Z51.5

Description:

Hyodo et al reported the Japanese Palliative Oncology Study Prognostic Index (JPOS-PI). This can help to stratify patients with a terminal cancer. The authors are from Tsukuba University, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Kanamecho Hospital (Tokyo) and the National Cancer Center Hospital East (Chiba) in Japan.

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