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Table 1 GoodHope EDS Impairment and Interference Scale (GEISS)

From: The GoodHope Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Clinic: development and implementation of the first interdisciplinary program for multi-system issues in connective tissue disorders at the Toronto General Hospital

Score Description
0 Able to participate in all self-care, occupational, and leisure activities and exercise without restriction
1 Able to participate in self-care activities as well as activities requiring light to moderate exertion (e.g., light housework, office work, or gentle exercise); unable to perform, or difficulty with, physically strenuous activities
2 Able to participate in self-care activities but unable to perform, or difficulty with, occupational and leisure activities of mild or moderate exertion
3 Unable to perform some self-care activities and/or requires assistance with others; limited activities beyond the bed or chair most of the time
4 Unable to perform all self-care activities; not ambulatory