Illness, unspecified (R69)

Clinical Information for Illness, unspecified (R69)

Acute Disease - Disease having a short and relatively severe course.

Chronic Disease Indicators - A set of surveillance indicators of disease developed by consensus among the CDC, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. It enables public health professionals and policymakers to retrieve uniformly defined state and selected metropolitan-level data for CHRONIC DISEASES and RISK FACTORS that impact public health.(

Hospitals, Chronic Disease - Hospitals which provide care to patients with long-term illnesses.

Noncommunicable Diseases - Diseases which are typically non-infectious in origin and do not transmit from an affected individual to others. The four main types of noncommunicable diseases are CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (e.g., heart attacks and stroke), CANCER, chronic respiratory diseases (e.g., CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and ASTHMA) and DIABETES MELLITUS.

Instructional Notations

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  • Unknown and unspecified cases of morbidity