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Disease Chronic Disease

Name Chronic Disease
Synonyms Chronically Ill | Chronic Diseases | Chronic Illness | Chronic Illnesses | Disease, Chronic | Diseases, Chronic | Illness, Chronic | Illnesses, Chronic
Definition Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D002908

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