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.Chronic conditions

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IntotheNittyGritty Fri 10-Jun-11 01:49:37

Can someone please explain what is meant when a condition is referred to as Chronic
Thank you

LIZS Fri 10-Jun-11 10:23:09

I believe it is used as opposed to acute. Chronic in that context means an ongoing concern rather than a one off or more sudden episode.

25goingon95 Fri 10-Jun-11 11:28:08

chronic condition = long term

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