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Chronic Disease (Chronic Diseases) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Chronic Diseases; Chronic Illnesses; Disease, Chronic; Chronic Illness; Chronically Ill Show All >>

Networked: 9079 relevant articles (342 outcomes, 803 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Chronic Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Iron : 13 outcomes 37 studies in 477 results : IBA
  2. Antioxidants : 10 outcomes 15 studies in 102 results : IBA
  3. polyphenols : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 62 results : IBA
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 7 outcomes 50 studies in 195 results : IBA
  5. Vitamin D : 6 outcomes 27 studies in 169 results : FDA 10 Generic
  6. Vitamin E : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 37 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. Carotenoids (Carotene) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 79 results : IBA
  8. Flavonoids : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 46 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 5 outcomes 20 studies in 307 results : IBA
  10. Vitamins : 4 outcomes 17 studies in 103 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Chronic Disease

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Anemia
  3. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease)
  4. Infection
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Key Therapies for Chronic Disease

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 172 results
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 174 results
  3. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 7 outcomes in 74 results
  4. Long-Term Care : 5 outcomes 12 studies in 125 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 94 results
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