Chronic Disease


Chronic Diseases

Chronic Illness

Chronic Illnesses

Chronically Ill

Disease, Chronic

Diseases, Chronic

Illness, Chronic

Illnesses, Chronic

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)