A. Rating Satisfaction Research: Is it c] Poor, 0 Fair, Good, 0 Very Good, or c] Excellent? poor, questionable, doubtful, guarded, fair, good. The difference between the two is that while a prognosis is a guess as to the outcome of treatment, a diagnosis is actually identifying the problem and giving it a name, such as depression or … It is intuitively more appealing than mea- sures of health care effectiveness or efficiency that are Good Prognosis: Control of etiologic factors and adequate periodontal support ensure the tooth will be easy to maintain by the patient and clinician. * Fair (also satisfactory or stable): Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. PROGNOSIS: Pt. Suffering is the ultimate evil. Those with a translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22 (the Philadelphia chromosome) or 4 and 11 tend to have a less favorable prognosis. What are some factors to consider before making a fair prognosis? Prognosis vs. Diagnosis . Now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. Death is not the enemy. As everyone ultimately dies, it’s not the full story. Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Responding to A2A. Explain the categories for prognosis. Descriptive terms for prognosis include: hopeless. At a pre-discharge meeting with the patient and his relatives, they inquire about the long term outcome, in particular about the chances of a recurrence in the next few years. Joe has a “good prognosis.” Jim … not so much. very good, excel- lent. Response to initial treatment You just clipped your first slide! Diagnosis with a poor prognosis Some illnesses are associated with a diagnosis that virtually always carries a poor prognosis. If your patient is unlikely to recover without complications, then his prognosis is guarded. People often confuse the terms prognosis and diagnosis. Good Fair Poor Questionable Hopeless. Good or fair: good chance of improvement of the condition with therapy Poor: maybe there is a chance of improvement ... Hopeless - no chance! Some of these “poor” prognostic factors have become less important in recent years as treatment has improved. Likely, Somewhat Likely, Unlikely, Very Unlikely. B. Sometimes not even disease. We cannot change the final infinite prognosis. Will someone be able to have a decent quality of life? Just extract the tooth/teeth. Therefore, prognosis is not just about length of life or therapeutic result, but about quality of life. It means the odds that there will be recovery or healing is low. His outlook for recovery is good or excellent. Think of it as an answer to a questionnaire: How likely is this patient to recover with no complications? Michele T Di Palo Satisfaction is one of the core outcome measures for health care. One of your patients, a 24 year old student, has recently recovered from a first episode of functional psychosis. 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