Energy Index Point Score

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The Energy Index Point Score (EIPS)[1] is a symptom scale and functional capacity measurement tool for ME/CFS patients created by Martin Lerner

Score ME/CFS Patient Functional ability
0 Bedridden, up to bathroom only
1 Out of bed 30 –60 minutes a day (sitting in chair is out of bed)
2 Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 1–2 hours per day
3 Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 2–4 hours per day
4 Out of bed sitting, standing, walking 4–6 hours per day
5 Perform with difficulty sedentary job 40 hours a week, daily naps
6 Daily naps in bed, may maintain a 40-hour sedentary work week plus light, limited housekeeping and/or social activities
7 No naps in bed. Up 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Able to work a sedentary job plus light housekeeping
8 Full sedentary workweek, no naps, some social activities plus light exercise
9 Same as 8 above plus exercise approximately 1/2 to 2/3 normal without excessive fatigue, awakens next morning refreshed
10 Normal

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lerner, A. Martin; Beqaj, Safedin; Fitzgerald, James T.; Gill, Ken; Gill, Carol; Edington, James (May 24, 2010). "Subset-directed antiviral treatment of 142 herpesvirus patients with chronic fatigue syndrome". Virus Adaptation and Treatment. Retrieved Mar 23, 2020. 

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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