Life-threatening conditions for which curative treatment may be feasible but can fail, and where access to palliative care services may be necessary when treatment fails. Children in long-term remission or following successful curative treatment are not included.
Conditions where premature death is inevitable, and where there may be long periods of intensive treatment aimed at prolonging life and allowing participation in normal activities.
Progressive conditions without curative treatment options, and where treatment is exclusively palliative and may commonly extend over many years.
Irreversible but non-progressive conditions causing severe disability, leading to susceptibility to health complications and likelihood of premature death.
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