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What does "critical vs grave" condition mean?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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In brief: Condition

Grave or moribund condition is used to describe a condition where recovery is not expected.
Critical condition is used when a patient is unstable and will not live without a significant amount of intervention but has a resonable chance of recovery.

In brief: Condition

Grave or moribund condition is used to describe a condition where recovery is not expected.
Critical condition is used when a patient is unstable and will not live without a significant amount of intervention but has a resonable chance of recovery.
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