medical prognosis


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Noun1.medical prognosis - a prediction of the course of a diseasemedical prognosis - a prediction of the course of a disease
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms
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Terminally ill is defined as a person that has a medical prognosis that his or her life expectancy is six months or less.
Trying to clarify after the inevitable firestorm, Northam's office later said that the "discussion" would be regarding medical prognosis and treatment, not ending the life of the newborn.
Already some families feel that they are not offered hospice as a choice, but instead are steered toward it when their older relatives fall ill, even when the medical prognosis is uncertain.
Already some families feel they are not merely offered hospice as a choice but are steered toward it when their older relatives fall ill, even when the medical prognosis is uncertain.
The government claimed that the medical records of the 123 patients at issue did not contain clinical information and other documentation that supported the medical prognosis, and thus, AseraCare's claims for those patients were false.
The initial medical prognosis was an eight to 12-week spell on the sidelines but he's yet to be cleared by his surgeon to do any contact work.
The medical prognosis for Ilabek, who suffered a severe brain injury and lost his left eye, is bleak but Anzhela is refusing to give up on him.
"I don't know the medical prognosis but if we're basing it on his character then I'd be positively optimistic he'll pull through because he's a tough guy.
* Terminal illness which is defined as a medical prognosis of life expectancy of approximately one year or less if the illness runs its normal course
"It's too early for a full medical prognosis on how long he'll be out, but it's likely he'll miss the internationals," Bath director of rugby Todd Blackadder said.
A recent medical prognosis has indicated that full recovery will be difficult and prolonged, leading to the need for Kevin to remain close to his family.

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