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Terminally Ill

"Terminally Ill" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Terminally Ill" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Terminally Ill" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 162 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2008
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