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We never permit a patient to pronounce a prognosis upon his own case!

If my prognosis is concurred in, these should reach Mudros on or about 1st August.

His prognosis of brain injuries was much better than that of his predecessors.

I can, as a medical man, bear witness that your prognosis was justified by the event.

The prognosis of fracture of the tibia, as a rule, must be unfavorable.

Upon what would you base your prognosis in the individual case?

The prognosis depends, in fact, upon the removability of the cause.

What factors are to be considered in giving a prognosis in epithelioma?

After defervescence the prognosis is better, but there is always danger.

The prognosis is better in maniacal chorea as to recovery of reason.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "forecast of the probable course of a disease," from Late Latin prognosis, from Greek prognosis "foreknowledge," also, in medicine, "predicted course of a disease," from stem of progignoskein "come to know beforehand," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + gignoskein "come to know" (see gnostic). General (non-medical) use in English from 1706. A back-formed verb prognose is attested from 1837. Related: Prognosed; prognosing.

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