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Pediatric Overall Performance Category (POPC) Scale

Purpose:

To determine a child's level of functional ability using the Pediatric Overall Performance Category (POPC) Scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

disability and performance

ICD-10:

Description:

The Pediatric (Paediatric) Overall Performance Category (POPC) scale can be used to evaluate a child's level of functional ability and disability. It can be monitored over time to evaluate the impact of illness or the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions. It has been used to assess outcome for children treated in the intensive care unit with serious illnesses.

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