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09:14 Oct 11, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
English term or phrase:prognosis for survival
A very low haemoglobin places the mother at risk of cardiac arrest and leads to poor prognosis for survival should she haemorrhage on delivery (Garrow, 2000).
Explanation: prognosis = 1 tech a doctor's judgment of how a particular disease will develop (术语)(医生对病人的)预断;预后, 比较 diagnosis 2 a judgement of how something will develop 预测
prognosis = 1 (formal) a doctor's judgement of the likely or expected development of a disease or of the chances of getting better eg The prognosis after the operation was for a full recovery. 2 a statement of what is judged likely to happen in the future, especially in connection with a particular situation eg I was reading a gloomy economic prognosis in the paper this morning.
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
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