"Catastrophic Illness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.
- Catastrophic Illness
- Catastrophic Illnesses
- Illness, Catastrophic
- Illnesses, Catastrophic
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Catastrophic Illness".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Catastrophic Illness".
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