Terminal illness is a disease, which cannot be uprooted from the affected person's body and can only be controlled through medications and a restricted lifestyle. When diseases come to an advanced stage, they develop into a terminal illness. Diseases like motor neuron disorders, cancers etc. usually require terminal prognosis. In most cases, when the patient is informed of his or her condition, it affects his/her mind and the patient slowly move towards depression and anxiety issues. The relatives are instructed to offer advice and ensure that the patient doesn't delve into negativity.
HOW IS TERMINAL ILLNESS DIAGNOSED?
Terminally ill patients are asked to keep themselves occupied with books and other forms of entertainment when alone.