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Table 1 Therapeutic Aim and Disease Category

From: EVITA: a tool for the early EValuation of pharmaceutical Innovations with regard to Therapeutic Advantage

prevention to reduce risk of disabling or imparing events
treatment to cure diseases, to substitute missing substances
  indispensable to life, to modify or relieve symptoms
  severity grading of the diseases:
  I. acute life-threatening or severe chronic disease
  II. rehabilitation
  III. less severe acute or chronic disease
  IV. application outside a treatment context
  1. Therapeutic Aim and Disease Category according to disease severity