chronic care

adjective

: providing or concerned with long-term medical care lasting usually more than 90 days especially for individuals with chronic physical or mental impairment
chronic care hospitals
a chronic care nurse
compare acute care, intensive care entry 2
chronic care noun

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“Chronic care.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chronic%20care. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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