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In times of a world economic crisis, these two rating houses reduced the grades and economic prognoses for many of the EU countries as well.
The goal of the SUPPORT trial (for Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatments) was to address the growing national concern over the loss of control that patients experience as death approaches, and to find ways to reduce the number of Americans who suffer prolonged and painful deaths.
Second, prognoses would be more accurate and easier to understand if they were phrased in terms of probability.