It is, although there are some options coming up this year that might help ease his pain, or even prolong his prognosis.
She was at Cedars-Sinai in New York, and the prognosis was pretty bad, but they saved her.
She says that prognosis is a serious matter and should be discussed one-on-one with a professional.
And unless Republicans start pursuing very different priorities in Congress, that prognosis could sting.
The prognosis of each person runs on a spectrum relative to their genetic loading and their environment.
For this reason, the prognosis of megaloblastic anæmia, apart from the group of Bothriocephalus anæmia, is exceedingly bad.
If my prognosis is concurred in, these should reach Mudros on or about 1st August.
The sooner the serum is injected the better the prognosis with tracheotomy.
Upon what would you base your prognosis in the individual case?
The prognosis is good as long as compensation is retained, but very bad if this fails.
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.
prognosis prog·no·sis (prŏg-nō'sĭs)
n. pl. prog·no·ses (-sēz)
A prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease.
The likelihood of recovery from a disease.
A medical prediction of the future course of a disease and the chance for recovery.
Note: Prognosis is often used as a general term for predicting the unfolding of events: “The governor said that the prognosis for the state's financial future is bleak.”