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Catastrophic Illness MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Catastrophic Illness
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.291.250
Unique ID
D002388
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002388
Annotation
coordinate with specific disease if pertinent
Scope Note
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.
See Also
Insurance, Major Medical
Public MeSH Note
82
History Note
82
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/02/26
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Catastrophic Illness Preferred
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