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 DeCS Categories

E01 Diagnosis .
E01.789 Prognosis .
E01.789.600 Medical Futility .
E02 Therapeutics .
VS3 Health Surveillance of Health Services .
VS3.003 Delivery of Health Care .
VS3.003.001 Patient Care .
VS3.003.001.006 Therapeutics .
 
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LILACS e MDL
 
Medical Futility .
Futility .
Futility, Medical .
Futile Treatments .
Futility, Treatment .
Treatment, Futile .
Treatments, Futile .
Futile Treatment .
Treatment Futility .
The absence of a useful purpose or useful result in a diagnostic procedure or therapeutic intervention. The situation of a patient whose condition will not be improved by treatment or instances in which treatment preserves permanent unconsciousness or cannot end dependence on intensive medical care. (From Ann Intern Med 1990 Jun 15;112(12):949) .
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/therapy .
/disease management .
/therapeutics .
/treatment .
Used with diseases for therapeutic interventions except drug therapy, diet therapy, radiotherapy, and surgery, for which specific subheadings exist. The concept is also used for articles and books dealing with multiple therapies. .
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Therapeutics .
Therapy .
Treatment .
Therapeutic .
Therapies .
Treatments .
ECLECTICISM .
Procedures concerned with the remedial treatment or prevention of diseases. .
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