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Chronic Disease

"Chronic Disease" 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.

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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)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chronic Disease" by people in this website by year, and whether "Chronic Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 429 publications over 37 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2010
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