How is my functional status checked if I have a terminal illness?

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Philip Lisagor, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
If you have a terminal illness, your doctor may ask the following questions when reviewing your functional status:
  • How physically active are you?
  • How mentally active are you?
  • What do you like to do?
  • How stable is your weight?

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