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Catastrophic Illness Summary

Description: An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.

Also Known As: Catastrophic Illnesses; Illness, Catastrophic; Illnesses, Catastrophic

Networked: 36 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Catastrophic Illness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Urea (Carbamide) : 2 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 result : IBA
  3. Methylmalonic Acid : 1 result : IBA
  4. Mercury : 1 result : IBA
  5. Iron : 1 result : IBA
  6. Fluorides : 1 result : IBA
  7. Dacarbazine (DIC) : 1 result : FDA 10 Generic
  8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy : 1 result : IBA
  10. natalizumab (Tysabri) : 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Catastrophic Illness

  1. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)
  2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  3. Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
  4. Lethargy
  5. Acute Liver Failure (Fulminant Hepatic Failure)
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Key Therapies for Catastrophic Illness

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  1. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 3 results
  2. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 3 results
  3. Critical Care : 3 results
  4. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 2 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 results
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