Prognosis of Chronic Illness


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Chronic Illness usually refers to the likely outcome of Chronic Illness. The prognosis of Chronic Illness may include the duration of Chronic Illness, chances of complications of Chronic Illness, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chronic Illness, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chronic Illness. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Deaths from Chronic Illness: 1,634,976 deaths (68.4% of deaths) from top-5 chronic diseases: heart disease, cancers, stroke, COPD, and diabetes (CDC/1999)

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