Watkins Medical Centre
Level 8, 225 Wickham Terrace,
Spring Hill QLD, 4000

All appointments
Phone: (07) 3831 7034

What is the difference between chronic and acute ?

Acute means recent onset - for most conditions this usually means less than 6 weeks ago

Chronic means longer term - most definitions suggest that this means of greater than 3 or sometimes 6 months duration