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Chronic Disease?

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There is no uniform definition for being “chronically ill” or even “chronic”; not even the duration is defined. Is one chronically ill from 1 year of suffering? Or already from 6 months or only from 2 years? For sure, chronically ill patients are under lifelong medical control and treatment.

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Schmidt, H.H.H.W. (2022). Chronic Disease?. In: The end of medicine as we know it - and why your health has a future. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-95293-8_3

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