Definitions for catastrophic illness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word catastrophic illness
severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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.
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Despite all of that, these children are still having dozens of seizures a day, that’s why if there’s a signal that something like Epidiolex can help these children, we need to figure it out, and get this treatment available to them to help them with this catastrophic illness.
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