care of the chronically ill

care of the chronically ill

medical and nursing services that focus on long-term care of people with chronic diseases or conditions, either at home or in a medical facility. It includes measures specific to the problem, as well as others to encourage self-care, promote health, and prevent loss of function.
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Because I am trained in the care of the chronically ill and specialists such as cardiologists are not, our collaboration makes it possible to give these patients the best of both worlds.
At a health policy conference last November, he asserted that the care of the chronically ill "is not planned, and it's dependent on the doctor, the doctor's memory, and disorganized written records.
Anyone involved in the care of the chronically ill could benefit from Lori's work.
Care of the chronically ill and disabled is not a one-way street.
First he advocated expanding federal Old Age and Survivors' Insurance benefits, because "if we find an adequate means of financing the care of the chronically ill aged, the question of how to finance the construction of the necessary facilities will pretty well solve itself.
LeTourneau: Would you see nurse practitioners then taking care of the basically well patient and physicians taking care of the chronically ill patient?
Eliopoulos is an authority in the care of the chronically ill.
In the absence of clearly stated and agreed upon objectives, care of the chronically ill in the ambulatory setting becomes chaotic, random, spiritless, and perhaps even hazardous.