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|Descriptor in English:||Critical Illness|
|Descriptor in Spanish:||Enfermedad Crítica|
|Descriptor in Portuguese:||Estado Terminal|
|Descriptor in French:||Maladie grave|
|Scope note:||A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
|Annotation:||IM GEN only; do not index with specific dis of critically ill patient unless particularly discussed & then NIM with no qualif; /ther: consider also CRITICAL CARE
|Date of Entry:||1991/01/24|
Critical Illness - Preferred
|Scope note||A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.|
|Preferred term||Critical Illness|
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