Catastrophic Illness

Known as: Illness, Catastrophic, Catastrophic Illnesses, Illnesses, Catastrophic 
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which causes the skin disease chytridiomycosis, is one of the few highly… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Out-of-pocket (OOP) payments are the principal means of financing health care throughout much of Asia. We estimate the magnitude… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Director and Consultant with EM Diagnostics Ltd., in Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, since August 2001. He has 42 years… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Physical performance measures can predict incident disability, but little research has assessed and compared how these… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mutually beneficial interactions between flowering plants and animal pollinators represent a critical 'ecosystem service' under… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
During succession, ecosystem development occurs; but in the long-term absence of catastrophic disturbance, a decline phase… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
[1] We present a methodology for estimating the seasonal and interannual variation of biomass burning designed for use in global… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Uncertainty about compliance costs causes otherwise equivalent price and quantity controls to behave differently and leads to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Abrupt clinical deterioration because of sepsis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND There is little epidemiologic data on the development of disability over time in older persons. This study uses… (More)
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